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

On Sat, Sep 17, 2011 at 06:57:01PM +0100, 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?
> tzdata maintainers - any thoughts here?  I know Aurelien mentioned that
> there was probably another update for lenny/squeeze appearing before the
> point releases in any case, but I'm not sure what the status is there.

On my side can only confirm that upgrading from 2011d to 2011h indeed
changes the Egyptian timezone. So maybe we can simply push it to

About further updates for lenny/squeeze, we are in the period where 
governments like to do this kind of change, so it's difficult to predict
what is going to happen. 

Anyway for the current status, 2011h is in s-p-u, while sid has 2011j,
bringing DST changes for Samoa, New Foundland and creating a South
Soudan entry. 2011k is going to be released on September 26th, bringing 
changes to Palestine and Belarus. So it looks like we can already upload
2011i for Lenny, and push 2011j to volatile just after. For Squeeze we 
can go directly to 2011j. Can I already start with the upload to
o-s-p-u or should I open a bug for that?

Aurelien Jarno	                        GPG: 1024D/F1BCDB73
aurelien@aurel32.net                 http://www.aurel32.net

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