[tz] technical details for today's code and data release

Russ Allbery rra at stanford.edu
Fri Jul 20 17:45:41 UTC 2012

Ian Abbott <abbotti at mev.co.uk> writes:

> It's probably useful to tag the release before checking out.  I suppose
> at the moment the tag would need to combine the tzcode and tzdata
> version numbers, e.g. "tzcodeAAAAb_tzdataCCCCd".  Or if you want the
> combined tags to increase monotonically, something like
> "tzYYYYz_codeAAAAb_dataCCCCd" where YYYYz is the maximum of "AAAAb" and
> "CCCCd".  You could have additional tags with just the tzcode version
> and just the tzdata version.

Yeah, I would just make two tags, one for tzcode and one for tzdata.  They
will probably frequently come in pairs, but that's fine.

(Purely a matter of bikeshed-painting, but I would tend to use
tzcode/AAAAb and tzdata/CCCCd for the tags.)

Russ Allbery (rra at stanford.edu)             <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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