Bug 618593 - DST changes in Egypt
DST changes in Egypt
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: tzdata (Show other bugs)
5.5
All Linux
urgent Severity urgent
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Assigned To: Andreas Schwab
qe-baseos-daemons
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Blocks: 618597 618599 618600
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Reported: 2010-07-27 06:43 EDT by Issue Tracker
Modified: 2010-11-22 18:39 EST (History)
6 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: tzdata-2010k-1.el5
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
During Ramadan, that is, during the period between 2010-08-11 and 2010-09-08, Egypt will suspend DST. The DST period will be officially restored on 2010-09-09.
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Last Closed: 2010-08-09 06:36:46 EDT
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Description Issue Tracker 2010-07-27 06:43:59 EDT
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Comment 1 Issue Tracker 2010-07-27 06:44:01 EDT
Event posted on 2010-07-27 08:27 BST by gvenugop

Description of problem: The DST time change is to happen in Egypt, Egypt has announed DST off on Tuesday 10 August. Please note that DST off is for brief Ramadan period, After that DST will be again on for some time (back to normal).

Ref:

http://www.worldtimezone.com/dst_news/dst_news_egypt02.html

http://www.worldtimezone.com/dst_news/

Olson data is now posted on ftp://elsie.nci.nih.gov/pub/tzdata2010k.tar.gz

NOTE: He needs this for RHEL3, RHEL4 and RHEL5

How reproducible:

Check with command 'zdump -v Egypt |grep 2010'.

Steps to Reproduce:

As above.

Expected results:

tzdata should be patched as per the new DST for Egypt.
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 issue 1188633
Comment 7 Jaromir Hradilek 2010-08-09 05:19:14 EDT
Technical note added. If any revisions are required, please edit the "Technical Notes" field
accordingly. All revisions will be proofread by the Engineering Content Services team.

New Contents:
During Ramadan, that is, during the period between 2010-08-11 and 2010-09-08, Egypt will suspend DST. The DST period will be officially restored on 2010-09-09.
Comment 8 errata-xmlrpc 2010-08-09 06:36:46 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 therefore solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHEA-2010-0609.html

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