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diff --git a/share/zoneinfo/etcetera b/share/zoneinfo/etcetera
index c47fae7a68c3..4fb27acff37c 100644
--- a/share/zoneinfo/etcetera
+++ b/share/zoneinfo/etcetera
@@ -1,4 +1,4 @@
-# @(#)etcetera 7.6
+# @(#)etcetera 7.10
# These entries are mostly present for historical reasons, so that
# people in areas not otherwise covered by the tz files could "zic -l"
@@ -10,6 +10,12 @@ Zone Etc/GMT 0 - GMT
Zone Etc/UTC 0 - UTC
Zone Etc/UCT 0 - UCT
+# The following link uses older naming conventions,
+# but it belongs here, not in the file `backward',
+# as functions like gmtime load the "GMT" file to handle leap seconds properly.
+# We want this to work even on installations that omit the other older names.
+Link Etc/GMT GMT
+
Link Etc/UTC Etc/Universal
Link Etc/UTC Etc/Zulu
@@ -20,7 +26,7 @@ Link Etc/GMT Etc/GMT0
# We use POSIX-style signedness in the names and output,
# internal-style signedness in the specifications.
-# For example, TZ=Etc/GMT+4 corresponds to 4 hours _behind_ GMT;
+# For example, TZ=Etc/GMT+4 corresponds to 4 hours _behind_ UTC;
# it is equivalent to TZ=GMT+4, which is implemented directly as per POSIX.
# Earlier incarnations of this package were not POSIX-compliant,