Bug 625905 - Shows Asia/Kolkata instead of Asia/Calcutta in timezone
Summary: Shows Asia/Kolkata instead of Asia/Calcutta in timezone
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Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: tzdata (Show other bugs)
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Version: 13
Hardware: x86_64 Linux
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Assignee: Petr Machata
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2010-08-20 18:32 UTC by Dhaval
Modified: 2015-05-05 01:35 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2011-06-01 11:47:44 UTC
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Description Dhaval 2010-08-20 18:32:01 UTC
Description of problem:
Timezone is not updated in System-Config-Date GUI. Specifically Asia/Kolkata timezone. Actually its Asia/Calcutta. /usr/share/zoneinfo/Asia/Calcutta shows perfect file but in System-Config-Date its showing Kolkata

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Name        : system-config-date
Arch        : noarch
Version     : 1.9.59
Release     : 1.fc13
Size        : 3.5 M
Repo        : installed
From repo   : updates

Name        : tzdata
Arch        : noarch
Version     : 2010k
Release     : 1.fc13
Size        : 1.8 M
Repo        : installed
From repo   : updates

How reproducible:
Install above version of tzdata and System-Config-Date open system-config-date and see timezone Asia/Kolkata instead of Asia/Calcutta

Steps to Reproduce:
1. yum install tzdata
2. yum install System-Config-Date
Actual results:

Expected results:

Additional info:
I had upgraded to Fedora 13 from Fedora 10. I tried to change timezone but its showing Asia/Kolkata if I select that and click on Ok button then it gives error "Couldnt make changes to /etc/ntp.conf or /etc/sysconfig/network file"

After Checking some Codes of python script. I found that python script reads timezone from /usr/share/zoneinfo/zone.tab file which shows Asia/Kolkata instead of Asia/Calcutta

Comment 1 Nils Philippsen 2010-08-24 09:36:42 UTC
These are two separate issues:

1. The time zone being named "Asia/Kolkata" which is the correct name as far as I can say ("Calcutta" is a formerly used, anglicised name according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kolkata ). I think nothing should be changed, but if at all, this would have to be done in the tzdata component.

2. The error message, which seems to be the same as bug #623237 to me. I've added you onto the CC list of this bug.

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