Patch 7206

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Patch 7206: TimeZone processing change and 2007 zonefiles update for 6.5.29m -- 16-Jan-2008


This patch replaces the following patches:

   7067, 7099, 7152 

This patch has no known incompatibilities

This patch fixes the following bugs:

   940809 - New Daylight Savings Time in US
   950520 - northamerica and backward zic files conflict
   951935 - libc getzname SEGV when TZ is unset
   952109 - Patch request for PV 951935
   959453 - daylight savings time mods (eg. patches 7094-7101) yield performance degradation
   959998 - keep timezone information up-to-date with the community
   975404 - IRIX timezone update for 2007
   975405 - TASK timezone patch for IRIX 6.5.28/29/30


1.3 Bugs_Fixed_by_Patch_SG0007206

This patch contains fixes for the following bugs in IRIX 6.5.29m. Bug numbers from Silicon Graphics bug tracking system are included for reference.


Patch 7206 fixes:

  • Bug #975404- IRIX timezone update for 2007


Replaces and rolls up:

  • Patch 7152, which fixes:
    • Bug #959453- tzload() has performance degradation
    • Bug #959998- Upgrade to community zonefiles version tzdata2007a


Replaces and rolls up:

  • Patch 7099, which fixes:
    • Bug #951935- libc getzname SEGV when TZ is unset


Replaces and rolls up:

  • Patch 7067, which fixes
    • Bug #940809-DST fix for new 2007 law, including northamerica and australasia TZ files
    • Bug #950520- northamerica and backward zic files conflict



1.4 Subsystems_Included_in_Patch_SG0007206

This patch release includes these subsystems:

  • patchSG0007206.eoe_sw.base
  • patchSG0007206.eoe_sw64.lib
  • patchSG0007206.dev_sw.abi


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