[Bug 5936] timezone information for Israel (IDT, "Jerusalem Time") is missing

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Mon Feb 18 16:13:11 UTC 2013


https://bugs.busybox.net/show_bug.cgi?id=5936

--- Comment #3 from Bernhard Reutner-Fischer <aldot at uclibc.org> 2013-02-18 16:13:33 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #2)
> I'm aware of the TZ variable format. However, this doesn't allow one to refer
> to "the Friday before the last Sunday in March" and not at all to "the first
> Sunday after October 1. If the end of IDT falls on Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish
> New Year, then IDT will end on the first Monday after October 1". (from
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Israel_Summer_Time )
> 
> Obviously, it is possible to include rules for a specific year by just refering
> to the exact days. This would be sufficient if there was a method to define
> rules for more than just the current year.
> This could be achieved by extending the TZ variable gramar from
> std offset dst offset, rule
> into 
> std offset dst offset, rule[@year[, rule at year][, ...]]

As said, see
http://pubs.opengroup.org/onlinepubs/9699919799/basedefs/V1_chap08.html#tag_08_03
the TZ variable.
If that does not work for you then you will have to fix it there first.
thanks,

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