[tz] tzdata2016g missing version information

Alexander Belopolsky alexander.belopolsky at gmail.com
Wed Sep 28 20:31:55 UTC 2016

On Wed, Sep 28, 2016 at 4:12 PM, Paul Eggert <eggert at cs.ucla.edu> wrote:

> On 09/28/2016 12:35 PM, Alexander Belopolsky wrote:
>> I would also ask for this file to be installable in the zoneinfo
>> directory.  On many systems it is impossible to figure out what version of
>> tzdata they use.
> It should be installable, for those who want to install it there.

By "installable" I mean "make install" should copy it to $TZDIR.

> There is a bit of fun if someone runs the shell command 'TZ="version"
> date'; this ends up being equivalent to 'TZ="GMT0" date' in the reference
> implementation (assuming the version number does not begin with "TZif"!).

You can have the same fun with TZ=zone.tab now.
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