[tz] thread-safe localtime

Russ Allbery eagle at eyrie.org
Fri Mar 21 19:31:09 UTC 2014

Guy Harris <guy at alum.mit.edu> writes:
> On Mar 21, 2014, at 9:49 AM, christos at zoulas.com (Christos Zoulas) wrote:

>> I forgot to mention, that adopting the manual pages would be nice too, since
>> they are in mdoc instead of man format which is much nicer.

> It's nicer, but is it as widely supported on the various UN*Xes that
> have adopted the tz code?  It's supported on *BSD and OS X, and might be
> supported on at least some Linux distributions, but is it supported on,
> for example, Solaris?

I'm 95% sure that mdoc is supported on all Linux distributions, since I
believe all Linux distributions are using groff as the *roff formatter,
and groff has supported mdoc for basically forever.

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

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