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Bug #72365 Daylight Saving Time needs to be updated for Africa/Cairo
Submitted: 2016-06-08 22:12 UTC Modified: 2016-06-16 14:11 UTC
Avg. Score:5.0 ± 0.0
Reproduced:1 of 1 (100.0%)
Same Version:1 (100.0%)
Same OS:1 (100.0%)
From: fselias at gmail dot com Assigned: cmb (profile)
Status: Closed Package: timezonedb (PECL)
PHP Version: Irrelevant OS: Linux CentOS 7
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2016-06-08 22:12 UTC] fselias at gmail dot com
Please update the timezonedb of PECL package for Africa/Cairo

Test script:
$date_time = new DateTime('2016-08-01', new DateTimeZone('Africa/Cairo')); 
echo $date_time->format('Y-m-d P, I');

It is returning "2016-08-01 +02:00, 0" and shoould returns "2016-08-01 +02:00, 1"
I have timezonedb 2016.4 installed already.


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 [2016-06-09 17:59 UTC]
The PHP timezone DB is build from IANA's time zone database[1].
timezonedb-2016-4 already bundles the latest time zone database,
so the issue should be reported to IANA (if not already happened).

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 [2016-06-16 12:42 UTC]
-Status: Open +Status: Feedback -Assigned To: +Assigned To: cmb
 [2016-06-16 12:42 UTC]
timezonedb 2016.5 has been released yesterday. Please check with
this version.
 [2016-06-16 14:02 UTC] fselias at gmail dot com
Yes, after the update it shows 2016-08-01 +03:00, 1 as expected
The issue has been resolved
 [2016-06-16 14:11 UTC]
-Status: Feedback +Status: Closed
 [2016-06-16 14:11 UTC]
Fine; and thanks for the quick feedback. Closing.
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