[CentOS-devel] [urgent] Please, push tzdata update from CR into main 6.0 repo.

Ljubomir Ljubojevic office at plnet.rs
Wed Nov 2 05:25:04 EDT 2011


Vreme: 11/02/2011 10:13 AM, Manuel Wolfshant piše:
> On 11/02/2011 10:45 AM, Ljubomir Ljubojevic wrote:
>> Vreme: 11/02/2011 08:16 AM, Alex/AT piše:
>>> Good day.
>>>
>>> The "tzdata-2011h-3.el6.noarch.rpm" needs to be pushed into mainline 6.0
>>> repo ASAP. The mainline 6.0 repo version of tzdata contains no update
>>> for latest Russian (and maybe some others, don't know) timezone changes,
>>> causing major headaches.
>>>
>>> I know it's against mainline policy, but here overal stability is an
>>> issue. Probably it has to be pushed as .centos update variant.
>>> --
>> Yes, Russian government did change it's timezone settings regarding
>> Summer/Spring +/-1h switch. It should not create any other problems.
> And whoever needs the updated package should grab it from the /cr/ repo
> (or , in simpler words, use the /cr/ repo) .
> I really see no reason to change the policy of updates because of this
> package.
>

Yeah, I was thinking about upstream clone policy after posting.

Maybe it could find it's way into Extras repo? That should keep it 
policy safe and make sure that time zone on systems from other parts of 
the world have correct time in Russia.

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