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2015-03-21

2015-03-21 12:59:35 by Henrik Grubbström (Grubba) <grubba@grubba.org>

Updated to tzdata2015b.

1:   News for the tz database    + Release 2015b - 2015-03-19 23:28:11 -0700 +  +  Changes affecting future time stamps +  +  Mongolia will start observing DST again this year, from the last +  Saturday in March at 02:00 to the last Saturday in September at 00:00. +  (Thanks to Ganbold Tsagaankhuu.) +  +  Palestine will start DST on March 28, not March 27. Also, +  correct the fall 2014 transition from September 26 to October 24. +  Adjust future predictions accordingly. (Thanks to Steffen Thorsen.) +  +  Changes affecting past time stamps +  +  The 1982 zone shift in Pacific/Easter has been corrected, fixing a 2015a +  regression. (Thanks to Stuart Bishop for reporting the problem.) +  +  Some more zones have been turned into links, when they differed +  from existing zones only for older time stamps. As usual, +  these changes affect UTC offsets in pre-1970 time stamps only. +  Their old contents have been moved to the 'backzone' file. +  The affected zones are: America/Antigua, America/Cayman, +  Pacific/Midway, and Pacific/Saipan. +  +  Changes affecting time zone abbreviations +  +  Correct the 1992-2010 DST abbreviation in Volgograd from "MSK" to "MSD". +  (Thanks to Hank W.) +  +  Changes affecting code +  +  Fix integer overflow bug in reference 'mktime' implementation. +  (Problem reported by Jörg Richter.) +  +  Allow -Dtime_tz=time_t compilations, and allow -Dtime_tz=... libraries +  to be used in the same executable as standard-library time_t functions. +  (Problems reported by Bradley White.) +  +  Changes affecting commentary +  +  Cite the recent Mexican decree changing Quintana Roo's time zone. +  (Thanks to Carlos Raúl Perasso.) +  +  Likewise for the recent Chilean decree. (Thanks to Eduardo Romero Urra.) +  +  Update info about Mars time. +  +    Release 2015a - 2015-01-29 22:35:20 -0800       Changes affecting future time stamps