Failure to instantiate timezones with well-known names in 12.04

Bug #884890 reported by Olivier Tilloy on 2011-11-01
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This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
python-tz (Ubuntu)
High
Barry Warsaw

Bug Description

The following works in oneiric but fails with pytz.exceptions.UnknownTimeZoneError on precise (with the default python interpreter, i.e. 2.7):

    import pytz
    pytz.timezone('CET')

lsb_release -rd
Description: Ubuntu precise (development branch)
Release: 12.04

apt-cache policy python-tz
python-tz:
  Installed: 2011k-0ubuntu1
  Candidate: 2011k-0ubuntu1
  Version table:
 *** 2011k-0ubuntu1 0
        500 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ precise/universe amd64 Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status

Related branches

Olivier Tilloy (osomon) on 2011-11-01
summary: - Failure to instantiate timezones with well-known names
+ Failure to instantiate timezones with well-known names in 12.04
Barry Warsaw (barry) on 2011-11-08
Changed in python-tz (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
importance: Undecided → High
assignee: nobody → Barry Warsaw (barry)
milestone: none → precise-alpha-1
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package python-tz - 2011k-0ubuntu2

---------------
python-tz (2011k-0ubuntu2) precise; urgency=low

  * debian/patches/tzdata: Restore patch to use tzdata package for
    timezone information. This was lost during the last Debian merge.
    (LP: #884890).
 -- Barry Warsaw <email address hidden> Tue, 08 Nov 2011 15:47:51 -0500

Changed in python-tz (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → Fix Released
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