I have noticed, that the Russian timezone is not up-to-date. The GMT offset is set to +3 h now, whereas the current GMT offset is +4 hours. Could someone tell me how can i manually edit the tzdata file to set it up to date?
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The timezone data resides in
You should perform all updates for your distribution. Every operating system out there repacks the collaborative zoneinfo database, and they usually push updates when laws change.
If your distribution doesn't have an update, you can't edit the files as installed, but you can recompile just this file. Download the latest archive, extract the file for your timezone, and run
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