[tz] [PROPOSED PATCH 2/2] Use lz format for new tarball

David Patte ₯ dpatte at relativedata.com
Wed Aug 31 14:29:42 UTC 2016

Mine does as well (Time Zone Master)

On 2016-08-31 10:18, Howard Hinnant wrote:
> On Aug 31, 2016, at 4:30 AM, Jon Skeet <skeet at pobox.com> wrote:
>> For example, in Noda Time, the tools I've written use common .NET libraries to perform the data extraction. That means without installing anything, I can just point the tools straight at the IANA website.
>> That's definitely feasible for zip, tar, tar.gz and bzip2 files, but may well not be the case for xz or lzip.
>> I don't know how many people this would affect other than myself, of course, but there may well be others.
> My library (https://github.com/HowardHinnant/date) also automatically downloads and installs the tzdataYYYYV.tar.gz from http://www.iana.org/time-zones:
> https://github.com/HowardHinnant/date/blob/master/tz.cpp#L231-L237
> We’ve just gotten this working on macOS, Linux, iOS and Windows.
> Howard


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