Help on time zone data
eggert at twinsun.com
Sat Apr 6 00:31:05 UTC 2002
> Date: Fri, 5 Apr 2002 13:51:49 -0800
> From: Avery Chan <avery at apple.com>
> What would be most helpful is some code (preferably in C) showing how to
> parse the files.
That's in localtime.c, which is part of the tzcode distribution.
There's an independent implementation in the GNU C library, which you
can also look at.
> Also I looked at the rule files, and I sort of understand them, but I'm
> not too sure what the format is exactly as well as some of the syntax
> what is 'Link')?
The zic man page covers that topic; it's in the file "zic.8" in the tz
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