[tz] Time zone change in Turkey - lzip

Antonio Diaz Diaz antonio at gnu.org
Mon Sep 19 16:21:05 UTC 2016

Paul Eggert wrote:
> Thanks, I wasn't aware of that. I'll CC: this to the lzip bug list,
> since the ezwinports port should probably be mentioned on the lzip web
> page next to the existing Cygwin and old non-Cygwin ports.

Thank you very much Paul and Oscar. I have just updated the lzip page 
adding a link to the ezwinports port. I have also mentioned the ports in 
the donwload section, including 32 and 64 bit ports of plzip, the 
parallel version of lzip.

> For those using Windows 10 Anniversary build 14393 or later on x86-64,
> another option is Microsoft's Bash on Windows package, which I expect
> supports lzip. This also should be a way to run GNU tar, gzip, etc.,
> which should be helpful for anybody doing serious work on the tz code
> and data (e.g., regression testing). See:
> https://msdn.microsoft.com/commandline/wsl/about

This page says that Bash on Ubuntu on Windows runs the Ubuntu binaries 
provided by Canonical, so lzip should work as it has been packaged in 
Ubuntu since 2009:


Best regards,

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