IZ69866: TIME ZONE ASIA/KOLKATA MISSING FOR IBM JAVA.

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Error Message: After setting the export TZ=Asia/Kolkata and
    Running the TimeTest.java testcase customer was getting the
    follwoing o/p :-
    sdk60sr7/jre/bin/java TimeTest
    Thu Feb 11 08:43:29 GMT 2010
    sun.util.calendar.ZoneInfo<OSB>id="GMT",offset=0,dstSavings=0,us
    eDaylight=false,transitions=0,lastRule=null<CSB>
    GMT
    Greenwich Mean Time
    Curently not in daylight-savings time.
    .
    Stack Trace: N/A
    .
    When the time zone is set to Asia/Kolkata at OS level and using
    IBM Java, it is not recognized by Java. The Java output would
    show the time zone id "GMT" and also gives incorrect
    information.
    

Local fix

  • Use -Duser.timezone="Asia/Kolkata".
    

Problem summary

  • Time Zone Asia/Kolkata missing in IBM Java. IBM Java is
    recognizing  Asia/Calcutta but not recognizing  Asia/Kolkata
    when setting at OS level.
    

Problem conclusion

  • This defect will be fixed in:
    6.0.0 SR8
    5.0.0 SR11 FP2
    1.4.2 SR13 FP5
    .
    The time zone mapping between Operating System and IBM Java for
    the time zone Asia/Kolkata was missing. It has been added into
    Java codebase now.
    .
    To obtain the fix:
    Install build 20100324 or later
    

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IZ69866

  • Reported component name

    JAVA 5 CLASS LI

  • Reported component ID

    620500130

  • Reported release

    500

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2010-02-11

  • Closed date

    2010-04-06

  • Last modified date

    2010-04-29

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

    IZ69793

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    JAVA 5 CLASS LI

  • Fixed component ID

    620500130

Applicable component levels

  • R500 PSN

       UP



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More support for:

Runtimes for Java Technology
Java Class Libraries

Software version:

5.0

Reference #:

IZ69866

Modified date:

2010-04-29

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