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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