[tz] tzdata for 2016 leap seconds

Paul Eggert eggert at cs.ucla.edu
Fri Sep 2 14:38:48 UTC 2016

Jimmy Wang (jcwang) wrote:
> Is there anyway that this can be published sooner? Many of our upstream vendors won't release their tzdata update until the official tzdata is published.

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Briefly, I don't know why end users need leap seconds to be pushed out more 
urgently than other tzdata changes. Perhaps you could let us know why Cisco's 
end users need this?

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