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Bug#375051: marked as done (EST5 Problem In libc6: /usr/sbin/tzconfig)



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Package: libc6
Version: 2.3.2.ds1-22sarge3


Sarge's /usr/sbin/tzconfig program does not allow the user to set the time 
zone to EST5; instead it behaves as if the user had selected EST5EDT.  Below 
is an example script showing this error.  This server is running 
kernel-image-2.6.8-3-686.

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server-02:~# date
Thu Jun 22 12:01:15 EDT 2006

server-02:~# tzconfig
Your current time zone is set to US/East-Indiana
Do you want to change that? [n]: y

Please enter the number of the geographic area in which you live:


        1) Africa                             7) Australia

        2) America                        8) Europe

        3) US time zones             9) Indian Ocean

        4) Canada time zones   10) Pacific Ocean

        5) Asia                               11) Use System V style timezones

        6) Atlantic Ocean             12) None of the above


Then you will be shown a list of cities which represent the time zone
in which they are located. You should choose a city in your time zone.

Number: 11

AST4 AST4ADT CST6 CST6CDT EST5 EST5EDT HST10 MST7 MST7MDT PST8 PST8PDT
YST9 YST9YDT

Please enter the name of one of these cities or zones
You just need to type enough letters to resolve ambiguities
Press Enter to view all of them again
Name: [] EST5
Your default time zone is set to 'SystemV/EST5'.
Local time is now:      Thu Jun 22 12:01:39 EDT 2006.
Universal Time is now:  Thu Jun 22 16:01:39 UTC 2006.

server-02:~# date
Thu Jun 22 12:01:43 EDT 2006
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·O·  Pierre Habouzit
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