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Fixing Chile Time on Linux (Daylight Saving)

From: andrew cooke <andrew@...>

Date: Sat, 10 Mar 2012 23:46:42 -0400

> zdump -v Chile/Continental  | grep 2012
  Chile/Continental  Sun Mar 11 02:59:59 2012 UTC = Sat Mar 10 23:59:59 2012 CLST isdst=1
  Chile/Continental  Sun Mar 11 03:00:00 2012 UTC = Sat Mar 10 23:00:00 2012 CLT  isdst=0
  Chile/Continental  Sun Oct 14 03:59:59 2012 UTC = Sat Oct 13 23:59:59 2012 CLT  isdst=0
  Chile/Continental  Sun Oct 14 04:00:00 2012 UTC = Sun Oct 14 01:00:00 2012 CLST isdst=1
  > cd /tmp
  > wget ftp://munnari.oz.au/pub/tzdata2012b.tar.gz
  > tar xvfz tzdata2012b.tar.gz
  > sudo zic southamerica 
  > sudo zic backward
  > zdump -v Chile/Continental | grep 2012
  Chile/Continental  Sun Apr 29 02:59:59 2012 UTC = Sat Apr 28 23:59:59 2012 CLST isdst=1
  Chile/Continental  Sun Apr 29 03:00:00 2012 UTC = Sat Apr 28 23:00:00 2012 CLT  isdst=0
  Chile/Continental  Sun Sep  2 03:59:59 2012 UTC = Sat Sep  1 23:59:59 2012 CLT  isdst=0
  Chile/Continental  Sun Sep  2 04:00:00 2012 UTC = Sun Sep  2 01:00:00 2012 CLST isdst=1
  > sudo cp /usr/share/zoneinfo/Chile/Continental /etc/localtime

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