[tz] [tz-announce] tzcode2013g and tzdata2013g available

Young, Steven steven.young at orbitz.com
Tue Oct 1 22:55:34 UTC 2013

Lets run this SOP to validate this, but we need a better / clearer SOP and
automated process.

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On 10/1/13 4:31 PM, "Paul Eggert" <eggert at cs.ucla.edu> wrote:

>The 2013g release of the tz code and data is available.  It reflects
>the following changes, which were either circulated on the tz mailing
>list or are relatively minor technical or administrative changes:
>  Changes affecting current and near-future time stamps
>    Morocco now observes DST from the last Sunday in March to the last
>    Sunday in October, not April to September respectively.  (Thanks
>    to Steffen Thorsen.)
>  Changes affecting 'zic'
>    'zic' now runs on platforms that lack both hard links and symlinks.
>    (Thanks to Theo Veenker for reporting the problem, for MinGW.)
>    Also, fix some bugs on platforms that lack hard links but have
>    'zic -v' again warns that Asia/Tehran has no POSIX environment
>    to predict the far future, fixing a bug introduced in 2013e.
>  Changes affecting the build procedure
>    The 'leapseconds' file is again put into the tzdata tarball.
>    Also, 'leapseconds.awk', so tzdata is self-contained.  (Thanks to
>    Matt Burgess and Ian Abbott.)  The timestamps of these and other
>    dependent files in tarballs are adjusted more consistently.
>  Changes affecting documentation and commentary
>    The README file is now part of the data tarball as well as the code.
>    It now states that files are public domain unless otherwise specified.
>    (Thanks to Andrew Main (Zefram) for asking for clarifications.)
>    Its details about the 1989 release moved to a place of honor near
>    the end of NEWS.
>Here are links to the release files:
>  ftp://ftp.iana.org/tz/releases/tzcode2013g.tar.gz
>  ftp://ftp.iana.org/tz/releases/tzdata2013g.tar.gz
>The files are also available via HTTP as follows:
>  http://www.iana.org/time-zones/repository/releases/tzcode2013g.tar.gz
>  http://www.iana.org/time-zones/repository/releases/tzdata2013g.tar.gz
>Each release file has a GPG signature, which can be retrieved by
>appending ".asc" to the above URLs.  Copies of these signatures are
>appended to this message.
>As usual, links to the latest release files are here:
>  http://www.iana.org/time-zones/repository/tzcode-latest.tar.gz
>  http://www.iana.org/time-zones/repository/tzdata-latest.tar.gz
>  ftp://ftp.iana.org/tz/tzcode-latest.tar.gz
>  ftp://ftp.iana.org/tz/tzdata-latest.tar.gz
>This release corresponds to commit
>dated Mon Sep 30 21:08:26 2013 -0700 and tagged 2013g
>in the unofficial github repository at <https://github.com/eggert/tz>.
>Here are the GPG checksums for the release files:
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