Java and timezone issues!

Knute Johnson knute2009 at
Tue Apr 21 04:06:06 UTC 2009

NoOp wrote:
> While that does work (on my intrepid systems), it creates the problem of
> having to change the file each time you move from one timezone to
> another (think laptop + travel). So in order to use it as a reasonable
> workaround, I think you'd need to figure out how to have the file be
> automatically updated from /etc/timezone. Otherwise your stuck on left
> coast time forever.

How do you change it now?  There must be some utility or do you copy the 
appropriate file to /etc/localtime?

> Further, I think that it's important to figure out why the issue doesn't
> occur on hardy, but does occur on intrepid. Both hardy systems that I
> tested are upgrades from d-e-f-g-hardy. I've another system that has a
> fresh hardy install on it that I can test tomorrow to see if it occurs
> on that system as well.

I don't know the names, what's the number for Hardy and Intrepid?


Knute Johnson

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