[tz] timezone Verschlimmbesserung
eggert at cs.ucla.edu
Tue Oct 5 23:21:33 UTC 2021
On 10/5/21 15:38, Steffen Nurpmeso wrote:
> It would also introduce nothing but harm on operating systems
> / filesystems which do not support links.
That shouldn't be a problem, as zic does not rely on operating-system
links to support its 'Link' command. zic uses hard links if available,
otherwise symbolic links if available, otherwise copies.
> i would simply output the name of the link, maybe like so
> The following information has been given:
> Therefore TZ='Asia/Phnomh_Penh' will be used.
> It is a link pointing to the dataset TZ='Asia/Bangkok'.
OK, I see. You can get the effect you want in tzdb 2021c, by using the
command 'tzselect -t zone'. However, the -t option is not documented as
it wasn't clear to me how this should work in general. Perhaps it should
be documented and/or generalized.
> (This was for Alois Treindl. You had written his surename wrong
> in a comment in the patch you posted last / a few hours ago.)
Thanks for mentioning this. I see I've made this mistake on multiple
occasions. My apologies. Proposed patch attached, and installed into the
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