Verify tzdata files

Greg Gilmour greg at g-3.org
Thu Feb 8 14:08:12 CST 2007


On Thu, Feb 08, 2007 at 01:52:53PM -0500, BSmith at lyrix.com wrote:
> Your safest bet would be to download the uncompiled timezone files and use 
> zic to compile and install them on your Fedora core system.   Then use 
> 'timeconfig' to update the /etc/localtime file by re-selecting the 
> timezone for the system (or just relink or copy it yourself).

In case anyone is wondering where to find the un-compiled timezone data
files, they can be found at ftp://elsie.nci.nih.gov/pub/ .  A good
walk-through to compile and install them can also be found below:

http://www.cs.cmu.edu/~help/dst/solaris_and_linux_systems.html

Cheers,

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