JDK-7090844 : Support a timezone whose offset is changed more than once in the future
  • Type: Bug
  • Component: core-libs
  • Sub-Component: java.util:i18n
  • Affected Version: 8
  • Priority: P4
  • Status: Closed
  • Resolution: Fixed
  • OS: generic
  • CPU: generic
  • Submitted: 2011-09-15
  • Updated: 2012-08-07
  • Resolved: 2012-08-07
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Description
In tzdata2011j, the offset for Pacific/Apia is changed onre than once in the future.
TimeZone class needs to support it.

 Zone Pacific/Apia	 12:33:04 -	LMT	1879 Jul  5
  			-11:26:56 -	LMT	1911
  			-11:30	-	SAMT	1950		# Samoa Time
  			-11:00	-	WST	2010 Sep 26
  			-11:00	1:00	WSDT	2011 Apr 2 4:00
-			-11:00	-	WST
+			-11:00	-	WST	2011 Sep 24 3:00
+			-11:00	1:00	WSDT	2011 Dec 30
+			 13:00	1:00	WSDT	2012 Apr 1 4:00
+			 13:00	-	WST

Comments
EVALUATION Will be fixed in JDK 8.
2011-09-15