SUSE-RU-2014:1152-1: Recommended update for timezone

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   SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for timezone

Announcement ID:    SUSE-RU-2014:1152-1
Rating:             low
References:         #890921 #892843 #894862 
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 LTSS

   An update that has three recommended fixes can now be
   installed. It includes one version update.


   This update provides the latest timezone information (2014g) for your
   system, including the following changes:

       * Russia will subtract an hour from most of its time zones on
         2014-10-26 at 02:00 local time.
       * Turks & Caicos are switching from US eastern time to UTC-4
         year-round, modeled as a switch from EST/EDT to AST on 2014-11-02 at
       * Many past time stamps were updated for correctness.
       * Many time zone abbreviations were adjusted or fixed.
       * Many performance enhancements and fixes in the time zone
         manipulation utilities.
       * A new file '' was added. The new file's extended format
         allows multiple country codes per zone. New applications should use
         the new file.
       * Some code fixes in 'localtime', 'zic', 'mktime' and 'yearistype'.

   For a comprehensive list of changes, refer to the release announces from


Patch Instructions:

   To install this SUSE Recommended Update use YaST online_update.
   Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 LTSS:

      zypper in -t patch slessp2-timezone-2014g-9695

   To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".

Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 LTSS (i586 s390x x86_64) [New Version: 2014g]:


   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 LTSS (noarch) [New Version: 2014g]:



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