My confusion with Asia/Aqtau
eggert at twinsun.com
Tue Jul 22 05:42:46 UTC 2003
Chuck Soper <chucks at lmi.net> writes:
> Does this indicate that I'm using a different version of the timezone package?
Most likely, yes.
> How can I determine what version of the timezone package is installed
> on my system? I hope that I'm using version 2003a.
There should be a way to do this, at least for the timezone code like
zdump.c. Perhaps you could add a "--version" option for zdump and
zic? If you donated code to do that, I suspect that Arthur David
Olson would buy it.
zdump has this at the start:
static char elsieid = "@(#)zdump.c 7.29";
#endif /* !defined NOID */
#endif /* !defined lint */
and zic.c has something similar, but they don't work well.
Nowadays many compilers optimize away these unused strings.
Basicall, all the "--version" option needs to do is to print
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