[tz] Posix time zone question
stdbill.h at pobox.com
Wed Jan 11 22:13:58 UTC 2012
On Wed, Jan 11, 2012 at 2:58 PM, Donald MacQueen <dmacq at erols.com> wrote:
> 2) Where is the format of the tz source filesdescribed?
The format is explained on the man page for the zic compiler;
and there's a plain text version at zic.8.txt in the code subdirectory.
I once wrote a little paper, mostly for my own understanding,
that you can read at
> I am also interested in what the Link format is.
Do you mean in the source file? If so, then it's
Link real-name alias
Or do you mean the binaries? If so, then AFAIK
it's just another copy of the file. (From what I've
seen, it's not really a "link" in the Unix file system
If you're interested in what the binaries look like,
I've posted both of those links on this list before,
and nobody has corrected me, so I guess I won't
lead you too far astray. 8-)
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