[tz] Posix time zone question

Brian Inglis Brian.Inglis at SystematicSw.ab.ca
Tue Jan 17 02:42:20 UTC 2012

On 2012-01-16 17:47, Guy Harris wrote:
> On Jan 16, 2012, at 3:22 PM, Petr Machata wrote:
>> I seem to recall that identical zones are hardlinked, so having two (or
>> several) files like that only has an overhead of one inode.  At least on
>> Linux, I don't know how AIX works in this regard.
> AIX might not even ship with the "right" rules; it might ship only with the "posix" ones, and not have the "right" or "posix" directories.  (That's how Mac OS X ships - no leap second stuff and no "right" and "posix" directories; "right" and "posix" might be Linuxisms/GNU libc-isms.)

tz code Makefile defaults REDO to posix_right (default posix, alternate 
right) with commented out values right_posix, posix_only, right_only.

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