[tz] macOS implements Links with file copies?

Guy Harris gharris at sonic.net
Sun Feb 14 02:59:28 UTC 2021

On Feb 13, 2021, at 6:24 PM, Deborah Goldsmith via tz <tz at iana.org> wrote:

> OTA is just my shorthand for “over the air,” by which I mean not included as part of an OS software update. It’s not an official name or anything. Sorry if that wasn’t clear.
> Here is the support page on this mechanism:
> https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT206986
> And here is the support page on background updates:
> https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT207005

The latter page doesn't list tzdb files under "System data files".  Is that because the people in charge figured that explaining the tzdb to end users would be more trouble than it's worth (although they do mention "Updated definitions for SSL certificate types", which is equally nerdy)?

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