python-tz - Python version of the Olson timezone database

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Repository Ubuntu Main i386
Package filename python-tz_2018.3-2_all.deb
Package name python-tz
Package version 2018.3
Package release 2
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Category python
License -
Maintainer Ubuntu Developers <>
Download size 30.89 KB
Installed size 124.00 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_2018.3-2_all.deb 2018.3 all Ubuntu Main
python-tz - - -


Name Value
python:any << 2.8
python:any >= 2.7.5-5~
tzdata -


Type URL
Binary Package python-tz_2018.3-2_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




2018-02-15 - Alastair McKinstry <>
python-tz (2018.3-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Typo in patch breaks zoneinf path. Closes: #890479
2018-02-14 - Alastair McKinstry <>
python-tz (2018.3-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release
* Standards-Version: 4.1.3
* Remove Brian Sutherland from Uploaders List. Thanks Brian fro all your
work!. Closes: #869441
* Closing old bug report not reproducible. Closes: #585875
* Don't ship zoneinfo files as we use the system versions.  Drop 
incorrect Exclusion note in d/copyright. Closes: #884079
2017-06-20 - Alastair McKinstry <>
python-tz (2017.2-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Push to unstable
2017-04-10 - Alastair McKinstry <>
python-tz (2017.2-1) experimental; urgency=medium
* New Maintainer. Move Zope team to Uploaders. Closes: #859421
* New upstream release. Closes: #859096
* Move to DH_COMPAT=10
* Acknowledge previous NMUs. Closes: #845495.:wq
2017-04-02 - Simon McVittie <>
python-tz (2016.7-0.3) unstable; urgency=medium
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Apply patch from upstream to assume tzdata/2017a abbreviations for
timezones. Thanks to Graham Inggs for forwarding this to the BTS.
(Closes: #858133)
- Build-depend on tzdata 2017a, since the tests will now fail in the
opposite way with older tzdata
2016-11-25 - Hilko Bengen <>
python-tz (2016.7-0.2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Non-maintainer upload
* Simplify build, enable tests, loosely following Arnaud Fontaine's
2016-11-23 - Hilko Bengen <>
python-tz (2016.7-0.1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Non-maintainer upload
* New upstream version 2016.7 (Closes: #824374)
* Add tzdata build-dependency (Closes: #839460)
* Re-enable, rebase zoneinfo patch
* Modernize package (Closes: #674083)
* Bump Standards-Version
* Bump Debhelper version, simplify debian/rules
2016-02-20 - Neil Williams <>
python-tz (2015.7+dfsg-0.1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Non-maintainer upload. (Closes: #792192)
* New upstream release. (Closes: #799720)
* Run unit tests in each stage of the build.
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).

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