Bug#617331: Pushing tzdata updates to stable in time
Martin Zobel-Helas dijo [Fri, Mar 11, 2011 at 08:31:36PM +0100]:
> > I was prodded by my Chilean friend, Germán Póo-Caamaño, to help find a
> > way to push the tzdata corrections needed for Chile's change of
> > timezone plans. Trying to do so, I found he already did everything
> > needed (#617331).
> > Chile was supposed to leave the Summer daylight savings period this
> > coming weekend, but it was pushed to April 2nd. The fixes have been
> > accepted to the package in Sid, but many users will undoubtely
> > appreciate it if it can be updated as well in stable-updates.
> > Sorry for reverberating here on list, but given the timeframe for this
> > bug to bite, I'd rather have it prominent and not hidden.
> the correct way would be to ask the release team for a release of tzdata
> on stable-updates (formerly known as volatile) and get it updated in the
> next point release as well.
Yes - although that should be preceded with a suitable package built
targetted at Squeeze, preferrably by the package maintainers, right?