[tz] Time zone change in Turkey - lzip

Paul Eggert eggert at cs.ucla.edu
Sat Sep 17 19:42:38 UTC 2016

vanadovv at hetnet.nl wrote:
> I know you are planning to distribute TZ also in the old gz format, at least for the moment.

Please don't worry, it's going to be for more than just "the moment".

> I have found the program Lzip from Antonio Diaz at lzip.nongnu.org, but this is not a Windows program.
> Somebody has made a port to Windows 32-bits 6 years ago. But does this work on my 64-bits Windows 10?

I don't know why it wouldn't. If it doesn't work please let us know. Also, you 
can find a more-recent version of lzip, built for Microsoft Windows, here:


Perhaps the lzip web page should mention this next to where it mentions the 
older Windows32 port, as that might have helped you find this alternative. I'll 
CC: this message to bug-lzip to ask its maintainer about this.

> do we get a decent application program with a graphical user interface

You mean, like the other tools we're using? Like 'tar', 'make', and 'cc'? :-)

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