[tz] tzdata2018g.tar.gz failing to install in Java 8

Dmitry V. Levin ldv at altlinux.org
Tue Oct 30 23:33:35 UTC 2018

On Tue, Oct 30, 2018 at 12:42:23PM -0700, Paul Eggert wrote:
> On 10/30/18 8:52 AM, Carter, Tom via tz wrote:
> >
> > Please advise when will this be fixed?
> >
> As announced in 
> <https://mm.icann.org/pipermail/tz-announce/2018-October/000052.html> a 
> rearguard-format tarball 
> <https://web.cs.ucla.edu/~eggert/tz/release/2018g/tzdata2018g-rearguard.tar.gz> 
> is intended to be usable by programs that don't yet support the 
> timestamps in question. Please give that tarball a try and let us know 
> of any problems with it.

Yes, the rearguard-format tarball is OK for
which is used by many GNU/Linux distributions.


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