[tz] A history maintaining repository for tzdata
kevin at ie.suberic.net
Sun Oct 9 10:52:41 UTC 2011
On Sun, Oct 9, 2011 at 10:49, Edwin Groothuis <edwin at mavetju.org> wrote:
> As somebody who manages the zoneinfo data for the FreeBSD
> project, yes packaged data releases are much easier to track than
> checking the git repo manually, then not knowing which version of
> the imported data is currently used on the system and how it related
> to the git "revision" numbers.
Absolutely. For end-users the tarballs have to continue to exist and
be released. As for git revision numbers I label every commit with a
tag. For the tzcode/tzdata commits I use the tarball name; for the
mod.sources/comp.sources.unix releases I use the id assigned by the
newsgroup (except for the first(?) which didn't have one).
US Citizen overseas? We can vote.
Register now: http://www.votefromabroad.org/
More information about the tz