[tz] Version in zoneinfo files?
bww at acm.org
Mon Oct 26 21:50:34 UTC 2015
On Sun, Oct 25, 2015 at 2:30 PM, Guy Harris <guy at alum.mit.edu> wrote:
> Is this just something to let people know whether they have an up-to-date
> version of the tzdb files or not?
Yes, although I think of it simply as let people know what version of a
tzdb file they have. (Whether that is the latest version is a separate
I would even propose an additional self-identification step: include the
zone name in tzdb file. Then you could tell, for example, where
/etc/localtime came from.
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