Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 618593
DST changes in Egypt
Last modified: 2010-11-22 18:39:59 EST
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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).
Olson data is now posted on ftp://elsie.nci.nih.gov/pub/tzdata2010k.tar.gz
NOTE: He needs this for RHEL3, RHEL4 and RHEL5
Check with command 'zdump -v Egypt |grep 2010'.
Steps to Reproduce:
tzdata should be patched as per the new DST for Egypt.
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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.
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
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