#1046 Allow Removal of tzdata
Closed 5 months ago by pbokoc. Opened 6 months ago by quiet.
fedora-docs/ quiet/release-notes iss1010  into  f39

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  = System Utilities


+ [[full-removal-of-tzdata-in-containers]]

+ == Allow full removal of the `tzdata` package in containers


+ Previously, you could not fully remove `tzdata` in a container due to the package dependencies inside the container. This practice left inconsistent package remnants, and resulted in a confusion about the expected timezone information. This update fixes the problem by making the packages that use `tzdata` at runtime switch from **Require**'ing `tzdata` to **Recommend**'ing `tzdata`. As a result, those packages will gracefully handle the instances where `tzdata` has been removed, and the container environment will default to the UTC standard. Note that removing `tzdata` in a container will reduce the container size. 

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Hello @pfrankli,

could you please review this release note?

Thanks for your help!

Thanks! Merged locally due to a conflict.

Pull-Request has been closed by pbokoc

5 months ago