[tz] tzdata for 2016 leap seconds

Jimmy Wang (jcwang) jcwang at cisco.com
Fri Sep 2 16:26:46 UTC 2016

I am guessing that leap seconds typically receive more attention because
it¹s impacting everyone, where as tzdata impacts just a certain regions?


On 9/2/16, 7:38 AM, "Paul Eggert" <eggert at cs.ucla.edu> wrote:

>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
>This topic has come up recently on the mailing list; please see the
>containing these messages:
>Briefly, I don't know why end users need leap seconds to be pushed out
>urgently than other tzdata changes. Perhaps you could let us know why
>end users need this?

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