[tz] tzdata2016g missing version information

Alexander Belopolsky alexander.belopolsky at gmail.com
Wed Sep 28 18:41:51 UTC 2016

On Wed, Sep 28, 2016 at 2:33 PM, Howard Hinnant <howard.hinnant at gmail.com>

> > The version file does not appear in the uncompressed tzdata2016g
> database.  This is hurting my ability to report the version of the database
> to my clients.  Can we please put a version file in the database?
> Though I suppose I could scrape the version number out of the NEWS file…

Why can't you deduce the version from the name of the file?  But I agree:
non-git based distributions should include the generated version file.
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