python-tz - Python version of the Olson timezone database

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository Ubuntu Main amd64
Package filename python-tz_2014.10~dfsg1-0ubuntu2_all.deb
Package name python-tz
Package version 2014.10~dfsg1
Package release 0ubuntu2
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Category python
License -
Maintainer Ubuntu Developers <>
Download size 30.78 KB
Installed size 127.00 KB
python-tz brings the Olson tz database into Python. This library allows
accurate and cross platform timezone calculations using Python 2.3 or higher.
It also solves the issue of ambiguous times at the end of daylight savings,
which you can read more about in the Python Library Reference


Package Version Architecture Repository
python-tz_2014.10~dfsg1-0ubuntu2_all.deb 2014.10~dfsg1 all Ubuntu Main
python-tz - - -


Name Value
python >= 2.7
python << 2.8
tzdata -


Type URL
Binary Package python-tz_2014.10~dfsg1-0ubuntu2_all.deb
Source Package python-tz

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install python-tz deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install python-tz




2015-09-29 - Sebastien Bacher <>
python-tz (2014.10~dfsg1-0ubuntu2) wily; urgency=medium
* debian/patches/use_utf8_encoding.patch:
- use utf8 encoding to be compatible with new tzdata versions 
(lp: #1473533)
2015-02-16 - James Page <>
python-tz (2014.10~dfsg1-0ubuntu1) vivid; urgency=medium
* New upstream release.
* d/repack*: Add helper to repack orig.tar.gz without zoneinfo files.
2014-11-12 - Helmut Grohne <>
python-tz (2012c+dfsg-0.1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Repack without zoneinfo files. (Closes: #714346)
+ Add pytz/zoneinfo to Files-Excluded in d/copyright.
+ Add dversionmangle to d/watch.
+ Patch to not install zoneinfo files.
+ Remove removal of zoneinfo files from d/rules.
2012-06-06 - Arnaud Fontaine <>
python-tz (2012c-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Team upload.
* New upstream release.
+ Update upstream copyright years.
* debian/docs:
+ Drop PKG-INFO as the useful content is the same as README.txt.
+ Drop CHANGES.txt as dh_installchangelogs already takes care of it.
* debian/control: bump Standards-Version to 3.9.3.
+ debian/copyright: Update Format URL as DEP5 has been accepted.
* Remove debian/clean in favor of ignoring egg-info directory in
debian/source/options to avoid diff of files in this directory.
* debian/patch/tzdata: add patch information (merge from Ubuntu package).
2011-10-21 - Arnaud Fontaine <>
python-tz (2011h-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Team upload.
[ Arnaud Fontaine ]
* debian/watch:
- fix URL.
* debian/patches/tzdata:
- update following new upstream release.
- Add missing patch for Thanks to Matt Giuca (Closes: #579704)
* Add Python3 support. Thanks to Stefano Rivera (Closes: #641506)
* Add debian/clean to get rid of egg-info/* to prevent FTBFS if
built twice.
[ Gediminas Paulauskas ]
* Switch to dh_python2 (Closes: #617041):
* Switch to source format 3.0 (quilt)
* debian/control:
- build-depend on python-all (not -dev)
- remove Build-Depends on python-central, python-van.pydeb and quilt
- add Vcs-Browser
* debian/patches/tzdata: also remove import of pkg_resources (Closes: #599047)
* debian/copyright: rewrite in dep5 format.
2011-09-13 - Yaroslav Halchenko <>
python-tz (2011h-0.1) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload
* New upstream release (Closes: #616650)
2010-01-27 - Fabio Tranchitella <>
python-tz (2010b-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
2010-01-06 - Fabio Tranchitella <>
python-tz (2009u-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
2009-11-08 - Fabio Tranchitella <>
python-tz (2009p-1) unstable; urgency=low
[ Brian Sutherland ]
* Apply modified patch from Kumar Appaiah to use Use
/usr/share/python/ to allow building on python2.6.
(Closes: #547857)
[ Fabio Tranchitella ]
* New upstream release.
2009-10-12 - Fabio Tranchitella <>
python-tz (2009n-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.

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