FW: tz interface problems

Ulrich Drepper drepper at cygnus.com
Wed May 20 14:51:54 UTC 1998

"Olson, Arthur David" <OLSONA at dc37a.nci.nih.gov> writes:

> 2. I'm sure you're aware that BSD and Linux now include your routines.

Wrong.  For Linux using glibc we have our own functions.

> Unfortunately, they don't make it easy for typical users to regenerate
> the time-zone files. Users could download new files, but that's a
> megabyte of data.

Also not true.  We distribute the database in glibc and whoever wants
to update her/his system manually can use the diffs generated for each
new version of glibc.

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