[tz] [PATCH 0/1] Add Asia/Beijing
Steffen "Daode" Nurpmeso
sdaoden at gmail.com
Wed Aug 15 21:08:01 UTC 2012
Garrett Wollman <wollman at csail.mit.edu> wrote:
|<<On Wed, 15 Aug 2012 17:52:25 +0200, sdaoden at gmail.com (Steffen "Daode" Nurpmeso) said:
|> Except for Mac OS X all operating systems i use simply map Olson's
|Then they're doing it wrong.
|Does anyone remember when zone.tab was added to the distribution? I
|wrote an application to use it more than ten years ago. FreeBSD users
|have long been asked to select among:
| east China - Beijing, Guangdong, Shanghai, etc.
| Heilongjiang (except Mohe), Jilin
| central China - Sichuan, Yunnan, Guangxi, Shaanxi, Guizhou, etc.
| most of Tibet & Xinjiang
| west Tibet & Xinjiang
|We don't present the TZids at all. Users are welcome to learn about
|them, and they have some utility for command-line use with date(1),
|but they truly are an implementation detail.
Though it seems to me that "more than ten years ago" is a nice
euphemism for 1996-11-19 18:09:41 +0000.
:). Aaaah, the cosy comfort after doing
[Shell] -> mount -> newfs -> tar -x -f PACKAGES
to not run into the inode limits the default installer produces..
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