"tzcode.tar.gz" and "tzdata.tar.gz" as links?
guy at netapp.com
Tue Feb 11 19:45:13 UTC 1997
I sometimes suggest, in postings and mail messages, that people should
pick up the Olson code and database; unfortunately, I have to put it as,
The [Arthur] Olson code, available, to those with FTP access,
from "elsie.nci.nih.gov", in "pub/tzcode1997a.tar.gz" (unless,
by the time you see this posting, Arthur's put out another
version, in which case it'll be "1997b" or something such as
(to quote a recent "comp.unix.solaris" posting).
"libpcap" and "tcpdump", for example, handle this by having
"libpcap.tar.Z" being a symlink to the current version of the "libpcap"
library, and having "tcpdump.tar.Z" being a symlink to the current
version of "tcpdump"; should something similar be done for the "tzcode"
and "tzdata" "tar.gz" files?
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