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Bug#637664: Re: Bug#637664: pu: package tzdata/2011h-0squeeze1

On 09/17/2011 07:57 PM, Adam D. Barratt wrote:
On Wed, 2011-09-14 at 16:40 +0200, Youssef Eldakar wrote:
>  On 01/-10/-28163 09:59 PM, Adam D. Barratt wrote:
>  >  On Fri, 2011-09-02 at 17:23 +0400, Eugene Barbashin wrote:
[Russian law changes on October 30th]
>  >  For the record, after some discussion with the maintainers on IRC and as
>  >  the next point releases for both stable and oldstable are due to occur
>  >  before mid-October, we've decided not to push an update earlier.  There
>  >  may be an update to either package before the point release in order to
>  >  incorporate any further changes.
>  Well, in Egypt, as of the last Friday of April 2011, a Squeeze
>  installation has incorrect time. I believe pushing an update is worth
>  reconsidering.
If it's broken for more than four months now, why has nobody mentioned
the issue before?

I myself was using Ubuntu - which had the updated tzdata package - and was recently considering switching a group of hosts to Debian when I ran into the issue.

Youssef Eldakar
Bibliotheca Alexandrina

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