<i18n dev> [threeten-dev] RFR JDK-8013386: (tz) Support tzdata2013c

Xueming Shen xueming.shen at oracle.com
Mon May 13 20:44:20 PDT 2013

Thanks Yuka! #8014468 has been filed for the "special workaround" issue.


On 05/13/2013 07:14 PM, Yuka Kamiya wrote:
> Hi Sherman,
> Sorry for my late reply.
> The fix looks ok to me.
> But please remember to file an RFE about the hardcoded timezone IDs that Masayoshi mentioned. :-)
> >> I'm concerned about the 24:00 fix. Is there any way to produce the correct rules without hard coding time zone IDs?
> > I don't know how to do it, yet. I definitely can have a RFE for it and spend some time on it later.
> Thanks,
> -- 
> Yuka
> (2013/05/14 2:22), Xueming Shen wrote:
>> It would be appreciated if you guys can help review before 5/15 us time here, so tz
>> update can get into M7, if it matters;-)
>> -Sherman
>> On 5/8/2013 3:20 PM, Xueming Shen wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> Please help review the proposed change to update the tz data
>>> in JDK8 from 2012i to 2013c.
>>> Other than the tzdb data file update under make/sun/javazic/tzdata,
>>> corresponding updates have also been made in TimeZoneNames***.java
>>> for the newly added zones, Asia/Khandyga and Ust-Nera, and updated
>>> zone display names (from EET to CET) for Africa/Tripoli (and its alias Libya)
>>> test/java/util/TimeZone/tools/share/Make has been run to generate the
>>> new test data at TimeZoneData.
>>> # I have to update the displaynames.txt "manually" to undo the change
>>> for Atlantic/Stanley from "FKST" (which is defined in southamerica.txt both
>>> in 2012i and 2013c, there is no change for Stanley from 2012i to 2013c)
>>> back to "FKT FKST" to keep Bug6329116.java passed. I'm not sure why the
>>> definition in TimeZoneNames.java (which has FKT as the standard name and
>>> FKST as the summer name) does not match the tz data file (which suggests
>>> that Stanley has moved to use only summer zone), but since this appears
>>> to be an existing issue that not related to this update, I keep the test data for
>>> Stanley untouched.
>>> Tests list below have been run and passed.
>>> java/util/TimeZone
>>> java/util/Calendar
>>> java/util/Formatter
>>> java/time
>>> closed/java/util/TimeZone
>>> closed/java/util/Calendar
>>> webrev:
>>> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~sherman/8013386/webrev/
>>> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~sherman/8013386/test.closed/
>>> Thanks!
>>> Sherman

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