Summary: New Daylight Saving Time (DST) and Solaris 8

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Date: Mon Jan 22 2007 - 15:33:03 EST
Thanks to all who responded.

The unanimous answer is that a reboot is required to implement the new 

Also, Darren added these comments:
If you do not reboot, only new processes will see the new timezone 
files. Any process that was launched before the patches will have the 
old data in memory. So, if you have something like Oracle, you'd need 
to restart it, and in some cases that's just about as hard as rebooting.

Original questiion:

Can support for the new DST be implemented without a reboot, as 
directed in patch 109809-04?
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