[tz] A small first step in merging NetBSD changes into tzcode

Guy Harris gharris at sonic.net
Thu Jan 5 07:42:17 UTC 2023

On Jan 4, 2023, at 11:23 PM, Guy Harris via tz <tz at iana.org> wrote:

> The function in question is err(), not perror(). (It is is better-described as "BSD-specific" or "4.4-derived-specific", as it's not NetBSD-specific.  For example, CupertinoBSD, a/k/a Darwin, also has it, so it's on every iPhone in existence, giving over 1 billion copies of it planet-wide.

(And it's in Bionic, so that's a lot more than just 1 billion copies.

But it's not on GNU/Linux, for example, which would get in the way - you're more likely to run zdump or date on a GNU/Linux system than a Bionlc/Linux system or a Darwin system.)

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