RE: Oracle and DST changes

For version 10.2.0.1 I followed the steps in note 399832.1 and I don't
see any results at all.  I have started an SR as there may be an issue
or step I'm not seeing.   The interpretation is that once you copy the
files you are finished....  I have even restarted the database.

I have sucessfully updated a 10.2.0.2 database.

Joel Patterson
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Subject: RE: Oracle and DST changes

This is crazy.  It looks like a new session gets the new information.  

I connect to the database with the old files in place in the zoneinfo
directory.  I ran the script and the results were wrong.
I loaded the new files without disconnecting from sqlplus and ran the
script again.  The results were wrong.

I restarted sqlplus and ran the script and the results were correct.

It looks like a new database session reads the zoneinfo files?

Another great testing job from Oracle support.  At least they are
consistent.


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[mailto:oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Pabba, Chandra
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Brandon.Allen@xxxxxxxxxxx
Cc: Mercadante, Thomas F (LABOR); oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: RE: Oracle and DST changes

 Yes,  I did notice the same thing.  Without restarting the instance, I
was able to see the updated results.


Thanks
Chandra 


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[mailto:oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Malpass, Nancy
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Cc: Mercadante, Thomas F (LABOR); oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: RE: Oracle and DST changes

That would be great to no have to restart each database. 
Anyone else do this and found that a restart is not necessary? 

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[mailto:oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Joe Armstrong-Champ
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Subject: Re: Oracle and DST changes

This actually turns out not to be true. I just applied the patch to a
test db without shutting down and when I ran the confirmation sql I got
the updated results:

SQL> select to_timestamp_tz('20070311 00:00:00 US/EASTERN','YYYYMMDD
HH24:MI:SS TZR') + to_dsinterval('0 08:00:00') TEST from dual;

TEST
------------------------------------------------------------------------
---
11-MAR-07 09.00.00.000000000 AM US/EASTERN

(solaris 64-bit/oracle 10.1.0.4)

Joe

Allen, Brandon wrote:
  It also confirms that the timezone files are in
> fact only read at startup, so a restart is necessary for the new rules

> to take effect.
>  
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