[CentOS] How do tzdata changes get made?

Tue Mar 13 03:18:00 UTC 2007
ethericalzen at gmail.com <ethericalzen at gmail.com>

On Tue, 13 Mar 2007 15:36:48 +1300
MrKiwi <mrkiwi at gmail.com> took out a #2 pencil and scribbled:

> Hi All,
> I guess this is a political question rather than technical.
> New Zealand is probably extending daylight saving time with 
> a bill currently being drafted. It will (most likely) change 
> the end data of dst by pushing it out ~3 weeks.
> My question; AFAIK CentOS/whitebox/et. al. should not make 
> any changes to tzdata - it is an upstream issue, but how do 
> we ensure that 'upstream' find out about things like this?
> Regards,
> MrKiwi.

If I'm not mistaken a change like that would be be a bug filed
under the appropriate upstream maintainer. Possibly that would fall
under feature request, since I don't think it's really a bug per
se. I could be very mistaken on what type of bug you'd file in this

Alex White
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