[tz] Are tzdata2016g & tzdata-latest missing the VERSION file?

Brian Inglis Brian.Inglis at SystematicSw.ab.ca
Fri Sep 30 22:27:07 UTC 2016

On 2016-09-30 13:38, Robert Elz wrote:
>On Fri, 30 Sep 2016 10:35:03 -0700, Paul Eggert  wrote:
>> This is what we've always done for the tz project.
> The code gets updated mch less frequently than the data (it is considerably
> more work to merge) which is one reason I am not much a fan of the combined
> tarball approach - mostly the code is just trash to discard.)

Most distributions I've looked at ship zic, zdump, and tzselect as part of a
libc related base utils package. They selectively make and install those and
their man pages, and sometimes some docs, using their own package build scripts
to the standard places.

Take care. Thanks, Brian Inglis, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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