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bug#26238: core-updates: Fix time zone bug in `date` 8.26

From: Leo Famulari
Subject: bug#26238: core-updates: Fix time zone bug in `date` 8.26
Date: Sun, 26 Mar 2017 16:13:00 -0400
User-agent: Mutt/1.8.0 (2017-02-23)

On Sun, Mar 26, 2017 at 08:45:25AM +0200, Marius Bakke wrote:
> Leo Famulari <address@hidden> writes:
> > After discussion on #guix, Ludovic and I decided to try grafting
> > coreutils to fix a bug in `date` that breaks converting between time
> > zones.
> >
> >
> How serious is this problem? Maybe we can try to do another core-updates
> round immediately after the current iteration is merged. Is it something
> we can live with for 3-4 weeks?

It breaks converting between time zones using the `date` command.

As a person who screwed something up once because of a botched time zone
conversion, I'd rather fix it :)

But I understand if there is a strong objection to this graft.

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