[tz] Joda-Time compiler broken again

Stephen Colebourne scolebourne at joda.org
Mon Dec 28 10:23:46 UTC 2020

On Mon, 28 Dec 2020 at 02:52, Paul Eggert <eggert at cs.ucla.edu> wrote:
> It is odd that Joda-Time handles "Jul 31 24:00" correctly (as this has
> been in tzdb since 2014e for the Egypt rule), but it mishandles "May 31
> 24:00u" in 2020e. I guess the trailing "u" is part of what triggers the bug.

The month after July has 31 days. The month after May has 30 days.
You've obviously never had Mar 31, May 31, Aug 31 or Oct 31 before.

> Does your fix to Joda-Time mean that we need not worry about this issue
> in tzdb? That is, can we just tell people to upgrade to the latest
> Joda-Time release?

Yes, no change in tzdb


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