Java and timezone issues!

Derek Broughton derek at
Mon Apr 20 16:30:06 UTC 2009

Knute Johnson wrote:

> Derek Broughton wrote:

>> No, it's not "tzdata that came in today's updates", it's "tzdata".  It's
>> done it for _years_.
>>> It rewrites the link
>>> at /etc/localtime that points to /usr/share/zoneinfo/??? to be a file.
>>> This stops Java from figuring out the timezone correctly.
>> And really, it doesn't.  As more than one of us, has pointed out, Java
>> works for us.  It's a deeper problem than just being a symlink.
> Derek:
> Will you try my applet at

#$%^&*(  Yes, just as soon as I can get a network connection back.  

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