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TZUpdater Tool 2.2.0 Fails with "java.lang.Exception: Failed while parsing file..." During Timezone Updates (Doc ID 2536532.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 24, 2019

Applies to:

Java SE JDK and JRE - Version 8 to 8
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

In the process of using TZUpdater Tool 2.2.0 to update the JDK or JRE timezone data to version tzdata2018i, the following exception is thrown, which prevents the timezone from being updated.

Changes

A change in the tzdata that includes negative Daylight Saving Offsets (see bottom of the page).

Cause

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