Day Light Savings time changes on March 11

Bill Moran wmoran at
Wed Feb 21 18:51:05 UTC 2007

In response to Mikel King <mikel.king at>:

> Just curious what is that status of this issue with the current  
> version of FreeBSD? I am betting that it has already been taken care  
> of ages ago, in which case I am curious how far back that might have  
> been?

We just went through an audit here.

All versions prior to 5.5 have a problem.  5.5 has the correct timezone

6.2 is OK, but earlier versions of 6.X also have old data.  We didn't
isolate exactly what versions, though.

In any case, if you've upgraded from a problematic version to a recent
version, you have to run tzsetup again to get the new timezone file
installed.  If you have an old version and can't updated, you can install
a port that brings your tz data up to date.

Bill Moran
Collaborative Fusion Inc.

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