[tz] Getting close to new release: testing, testing, ...

Andrew Paprocki andrew at ishiboo.com
Fri Sep 13 13:43:42 UTC 2013

FYI, someone previously did all the work to import the full tzdata history
into a GitHub repo with all releases tagged, but it stops at a certain
point in time in 2011:

The nice thing about preserving complete history like this is that it
allows you to view the blame for each data file and see exactly when each
line in the file last changed by tzdata release tag:

If an "official" repo is ever created, these features are very useful.


On Fri, Sep 13, 2013 at 3:00 PM, Lester Caine <lester at lsces.co.uk> wrote:

> Lester Caine wrote:
>> http://lsces.org.uk/hg/tzdata/**file/1a3f8e8a3ee7<http://lsces.org.uk/hg/tzdata/file/1a3f8e8a3ee7>is 2103d ... got it sussed.
>> Now just need to remember how to do that in-line.
> Half way there ...
> http://lsces.org.uk/hg/tzdata/**tags <http://lsces.org.uk/hg/tzdata/tags>
> So
> http://lsces.org.uk/hg/tzdata/**archive/tzdata2013d.tar.bz2<http://lsces.org.uk/hg/tzdata/archive/tzdata2013d.tar.bz2>
> pulls an archived copy of the files.
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