where is TimeZone bits

Martin Buchholz martinrb at google.com
Mon Mar 3 23:36:06 UTC 2014

A difference between IcedTea and Oracle JDK.  E.g.

use-system-tzdata Use timezone data from the system .

$ ./configure --help
  --with-tzdata-dir[=DIR] set the Java timezone data directory

On Mon, Mar 3, 2014 at 2:41 PM, Medi Montaseri <medi.montaseri at hds.com>wrote:

> Hi,
> Not sure if this is the correct forum....
> I have installed openJDK8 on a Debian linux. I was comparing my new JRE
> with an older version (openjdk6) and I see that I don't have bunch of
> timezone files.
> Here is the old one
> ./jre/lib/zi/CST6CDT
> ./jre/lib/zi/SystemV/
> ./jre/lib/zi/SystemV/PST8PDT
> ./jre/lib/zi/SystemV/AST4
> etc, etc
> I read something about Sun no longer including tzupdator and timezone
> files....what is OpenJDK's position on this issue? If openjdk8 does not
> include TimeZone, how do I incorporate them into my JRE and JDK? Is there
> another upstream maintainer of TZs?
> thanks
> Medi

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