<i18n dev> RFR: 8151876: (tz) Support tzdata2016d

Ramanand Patil ramanand.patil at oracle.com
Thu May 26 13:22:54 UTC 2016

HI all,

Please review the latest TZDATA integration (tzdata2016d) to JDK9.

Bug: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8151876

Webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~rpatil/8151876/webrev.00/

Patch Contains:

1.       IANA tzdata2016d integration into JDK. [It also includes tzdata2016b and tzdata2016c which was not integrated].

2.       "GMT[+ -]hh:mm" is used for formatting of the modified or newly added TimeZones in tzdata2016d.

[This is done to accommodate the IANA's new system where the zones use numeric time zone abbreviations like "+04" instead of invented abbreviations like "ASTT".]

3.       Test case: java/time/test/java/time/format/TestZoneTextPrinterParser.java is updated to include the failures because of GMT[+ -]hh:mm format names.

4.       Few other failing tests: For few other failing tests, new linked bugs are created and will be addressed in a separate patch.





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