python-tz - Python version of the Olson timezone database

Property Value
Distribution Debian 9 (Stretch)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package filename python-tz_2016.7-0.3_all.deb
Package name python-tz
Package version 2016.7
Package release 0.3
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Category devel::lang:python devel::library implemented-in::python python role::devel-lib use::timekeeping
License -
Maintainer Debian/Ubuntu Zope Team <>
Download size 32.89 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_2016.7-0.3_all.deb 2016.7 all Debian Main
python-tz_2012c-1~nd70+1+nd90+1_all.deb 2012c all NeuroDebian Main
python-tz_2012c-1~nd70+1+nd90+1_all.deb 2012c all NeuroDebian Main
python-tz - - -


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


Type URL
Binary Package python-tz_2016.7-0.3_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




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).
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.

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