[El-errata] ELEA-2012-1488 Oracle Linux 4 tzdata enhancement update

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Oracle Linux Enhancement Advisory ELEA-2012-1488


The following updated rpms for Oracle Linux 4 have been uploaded to the 
Unbreakable Linux Network:





Description of changes:

- Backported fixes from 2012i-2 version of Oracle Linux 5
- Preserve hardlinks that zic leaves behind, install with cp -d (Petr 
Machata -pmachata at redhat.com)
- Upstream 2012i
   - Cuba switched to DST
- Switch back to using system zic, ignore upstream Makefile at all. 
(Petr Machata - pmachata at redhat.com)
- Drop Factory from distribution (Petr Machata - pmachata at redhat.com)
- Upstream 2012h
   - Brazilian state Bahia no longer has DST.
   - Brazilian state Tocantins now has DST.
   - Israel has new DST rules next year.
   - Jordan stays on DST this winter.
- Upstream 2012g
   - Adjust the packaging for new Makefile
   - Palestine: Fall transition was Sep 21, not Sep 28
   - Samoa: Daylight Saving Time commences on Sunday 30th September
     2012 and ends on Sunday 7th of April 2013.
- Upstream 2012f
   - Fiji will start daylight savings at 2 am on Sunday 21st October 2012
     and end at 3 am on Sunday 20th January 2013.  Guess it will be like
     that in following years as well.
- Upstream 2012e
   - Tokelau is in time zone UTC+13, not UTC+14 (and always was)
- Upstream 2012d
   - Morocco will not observe DST during the month of Ramadan.
     DST cessation end date was corrected.
   - Drop tzdata-2012c-morocco.patch

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