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Re: 7.4.15 release notes do not mention DST change

From: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>
To: josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com
Cc: pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: 7.4.15 release notes do not mention DST change
Date: 2007-01-22 19:48:55
Message-ID: 200701221948.l0MJmtL25263@momjian.us (view raw or flat)
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Josh Berkus wrote:
> Bruce,
> 
> http://www.postgresql.org/docs/8.2/interactive/release-7-4-15.html
> 
> ... no mention of the CAN/AU DST update.   There's also no mention in 

That is because 7.4.X uses the operating system timezone, not a
PostgreSQL-installed one.

> 8.2.1, but I'm assuming that's because 8.2.0 was DST-correct?

Yes, the update was done before 8.2.0 was released:

	revision 1.4
	date: 2006/11/28 19:37:03;  author: tgl;  state: Exp;  lines: +18 -8
	Update timezone data to tzdata2006p zic distribution.  It seems Western
	Australia decided to institute DST with one month's notice ... way to
	go, politicians.

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