Updating tzdata

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Here’s how: The reported DST times should correspond with your local area.

In my case, the reported date on the broken systems was April 5, not March 8. See the end of this article for a note on potential files to the aforementioned location (I didn’t know which file I really needed, so I just grabbed both).

These files will overwrite the existing versions, so you may want to back those old versions up, just to be safe.

In addition to this ‘global time zone’ file, you’ll want to copy the appropriate specific time zone data file to the right place. I found this Red Hat errata page covering the issue (at least, it refers to the package version that fixes this issue).

These updates are simply the newest release of the associated package.Unless they are required, older releases do not receive bug fix packages. They repo was updated between when you cached the metadata info and when you downloaded it.Generally this means a package (or more) was added to the repo recently.The IANA Time Zone Database is maintained by the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA), which is a department of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN).You can download the latest IANA Time Zone Database file from the following URL:

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