On Mon, Oct 08, 2018 at 05:55:25AM +0200, Aurelien Jarno wrote:
> On 2018-10-07 18:49, Antonio Terceiro wrote:
> > Package: tzdata
> > Version: 2018e-1
> > Severity: important
> > Tags: upstream
> > 
> > Hi,
> > 
> > Recently it was decided that this year DST will start in Brazil on
> > November 18th instead of November 4th. The corresponding thread on the
> > upstream mailing list starts at:
> > https://mm.icann.org/pipermail/tz/2018-October/026917.html
> > 
> > The maintainer said he will wait for the official decree for making a
> > release, but the required changes were already made in the git
> > repository.
> Do you know how long it usually take for a presidential decree to be
> sign? We do not want to propagate the wrong changes to users.

It turns out airlines are pushing back on the government, and AFAICT we
still don't have an official decree.

> > Given the very short window to update every system in the country, it
> > would be nice if we could have a release as soon as possible.
> There are still four week before the change, we have seen much shorter
> timeframe in the order of a few days, so we should not rush it too much
> either.

Sure. Thanks for your work on this, and let me know if there is anything
I can do to help.

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