[tz] Java & Rearguard

Brian Inglis Brian.Inglis at SystematicSw.ab.ca
Fri May 31 19:18:36 UTC 2019

On 2019-05-31 10:53, Guy Harris wrote:
> On May 31, 2019, at 8:31 AM, Stephen Colebourne wrote:
>> Unfortunately I don't run on Linux, so can't check this.
> Do you mean "don't run on Linux" or do you mean "don't run on any flavor of 
> UN*X"?  Paul said "if I run the following shell command on a POSIX-compatible
> host", which is inequivalent to "on Linux" (especially given that few if any
> Linux distributions have been run through the Single UNIX Specification test
> suite to validate them as POSIX-compliant). Is there something special here
> about Linux that means that some other UN*X won't suffice?

You don't need Linux, any POSIX compatible shell *sh on Windows or Mac will
handle the TZ env var, with the capability also of launching the platform java,
assuming one is available, like OpenJDK.

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

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