Date: Fri, 30 Sep 2011 01:17:29 +0400 From: Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com> To: owl-dev@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: timezones Dmitry, Thanks! (I wrote my previous message before I saw yours.) On Fri, Sep 30, 2011 at 01:11:29AM +0400, Dmitry V. Levin wrote: > The timezone information in upstream glibc is not going to be updated. > Drepper said once that the sole purpose for this data in glibc is to test > timezone support code in glibc. Almost everywhere timezones are packaged > separately, the most usual name for the package is tzdata, the upstream > location is ftp://elsie.nci.nih.gov/pub/tzdata2011k.tar.gz; additional > information about tzdata can be found at http://www.twinsun.com/tz/tz-link.htm > > I suppose we can update tzdata inside our glibc package for this time, but We may choose to do that for Owl 3.0-stable. > the way to go is surely to package tzdata separately. We should do that for Owl-current. I think we should start with the latter, then decide on what to do with the former (but do it in time). Alexander
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