[tz] What are the interfaces to the TZDB?
tgl at sss.pgh.pa.us
Tue Nov 9 14:52:53 UTC 2021
Eliot Lear via tz <tz at iana.org> writes:
> Which are we talking about? There are already the POSIX interfaces.
> Are we talking about the binary files? Is this something on which we
> are likely to gain consensus?
AFAIK, the only way to enumerate the available zones in a typical
installation is to search the directory tree. This isn't great,
not least because it means that non-tzcode code has to know where
that directory tree is. It'd be good to support that functionality
in a more direct fashion.
regards, tom lane
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