[El-errata] ELEA-2018-0232 Oracle Linux 5 Extended Lifecycle Support (ELS) tzdata enhancement update

Errata Announcements for Oracle Linux el-errata at oss.oracle.com
Tue Jan 30 21:33:31 PST 2018

Oracle Linux Enhancement Advisory ELEA-2018-0232


The following updated rpms for Oracle Linux 5 Extended Lifecycle Support 
(ELS) have been uploaded to the Unbreakable Linux Network:




Description of changes:

- Rebase to tzdata-2018c (pfrankli at redhat.com)
   - Revert the Irish time changes that relied on negative DST offsets.
- Rebase to tzdata-2018b (pfrankli at redhat.com)
   - São Tomé and Príncipe changed from +00 to +01 on January 1, 2018
   - Brazil's DST will start on the first Sunday in November
   - Irish standard time is in the summer now, not the winter.
   - Support for the new zic -t option.
   - Add back pacificnew file omitted in tzdata-2018a

- Rebase to tzdata-2017c.
- Northern Cyprus will revert to using EQ rules on October 29, 2017.
- Sudan will switch from +03 to +02 on November 1, 2017.
- Tonga will not change it's clocks on Novemeber 5, 2017 ending it's
   experiment with DST.
- Fiji DST will end on January 14, 2018 rather than January 21, 2018.
- Namibia - starting September 3, 2017 switches from +)1 with DST to
   +02 all year.  This change takes effect April 1, 2018.
- Turks & Caicos changes from -04 all year to -05 with US DST starting
   on March 11, 2018.  Effective change date is November 4, 2018.
- tzdata now includes two text versions of the time zone data - tzdata.zi
   and leapseconds.

More information about the El-errata mailing list