[tz] [PATCH] Updates for Chile 2013

Deborah Goldsmith goldsmit at apple.com
Tue Feb 26 00:20:24 UTC 2013


Is there an ETA for when 2013a might be released?

Thank you,
Deborah Goldsmith

On Feb 20, 2013, at 11:50 PM, Paul Eggert <eggert at CS.UCLA.EDU> wrote:

> On 02/20/2013 04:42 PM, Robert Elz wrote:
>> So, the patch above just assumes that the 2012/2013 strategy will continue
>> forwards
> Thanks, that sounds like the best guess.  I'll soon send out a proposed
> patch along these lines.  Along with this I'll send out some lower-priority
> patches that have been accumulating.  The only other patch worth noting is
> one that will allow 24:00 as a valid UTC offset in the POSIX string at the
> end of binary version-2-format time zone files.  Formerly, zic limited this
> to 23:59:59, but the 2008 edition of POSIX changed to allow 24:00 and tzfile.5
> specifies POSIX so this will fix zic to match the documented behavior.
> People who write binary tz file readers may need to adjust them accordingly.
> There should be 7 proposed patches total.  I've updated the github experimental
> repository to contain these patches.

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