FW: compile errors on timezone database

Rodrigo Severo rodrigo.lists at fabricadeideias.com
Tue Dec 2 20:43:58 UTC 2003

Olson, Arthur David (NIH/NCI) wrote:

>Diane Kledzik is not on the time zone mailing list; direct replies
>As an fyi, I receive compile errors when I compile (using "zic") the time
>zone database downloaded in the tzdata2003d.tar file from your
>ftp://elsie.nci.nih.gov/pub/ site.
I have just compiled the northamerica file from tzdata2003d.tar.gz with 
my zic without problems (running GNU/Linux Conectiva 9.0).

>The error messages read: "northamerica",
>line 954: invalid time of day "northamerica", line 955: invalid time of day
>"northamerica", line 978: invalid time of day "northamerica", line 979:
>invalid time of day
>Those lines in the northamerica file are below.  Is it safe to assume I need
>to change the 24:00 references to 0:00 instead?
Just changing 24:00 to 0:00 would give you wrong results for sure.

Changing from "lastSat 24:00" to "lastSun 0:00" might get you correct 
results but I'm not sure.


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