[tz] tzdata2016g missing version information

Howard Hinnant howard.hinnant at gmail.com
Wed Sep 28 18:44:56 UTC 2016

On Sep 28, 2016, at 2:41 PM, Alexander Belopolsky <alexander.belopolsky at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 28, 2016 at 2:33 PM, Howard Hinnant <howard.hinnant at gmail.com> wrote:
> > 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.

I don’t want to keep the tarball around.  I just have the expanded tzdata directory and its contents.


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