Bug 266441 - php timezone database
php timezone database
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: php (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Joe Orton
: 440355 (view as bug list)
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Blocks: 372911
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Reported: 2007-08-30 04:37 EDT by Joe Orton
Modified: 2008-05-21 10:31 EDT (History)
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Fixed In Version: RHBA-2008-0327
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Last Closed: 2008-05-21 10:31:39 EDT
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Description Joe Orton 2007-08-30 04:37:09 EDT
Description of problem:
PHP 5 has a hard-coded copy of the timezone database in the "date" extension. 
It should be possible to change this to load the data from /usr/share/zoneinfo.

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Comment 2 RHEL Product and Program Management 2007-10-15 23:43:12 EDT
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux maintenance release.  Product Management has requested
further review of this request by Red Hat Engineering, for potential
inclusion in a Red Hat Enterprise Linux Update release for currently deployed
products.  This request is not yet committed for inclusion in an Update
Comment 3 Jay Turner 2007-11-22 07:15:07 EST
Qe ack for RHEL5.2.  The sooner we rid ourselves of multiple copies of the
timezone database the better.
Comment 7 John Newbigin 2008-04-02 18:43:59 EDT
This is also an issue for RHEL4 AppStack and possibly others.
Comment 8 Joe Orton 2008-04-03 05:10:27 EDT
*** Bug 440355 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 9 Joe Orton 2008-04-03 06:34:46 EDT
jn@, yes, indeed, thanks.  I filed bug 440391 to track this for AppStack V1; the
fix is already integrated for future V2 updates.
Comment 10 errata-xmlrpc 2008-05-21 10:31:39 EDT
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files,
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