[tz] tzdata2016g missing version information

Seán Coffey sean.coffey at oracle.com
Thu Nov 10 09:25:15 UTC 2016


thanks for the update. I think the version file approach works well and 
it's good to have it documented. Oracle has a bug record[1] tracking the 
version issue in TZUpdater tool and we'll now take steps to address the 
issue and have the tool reference this new version file.


[1] https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8166928

On 09/11/2016 23:28, Paul Eggert wrote:
> On 10/04/2016 09:00 AM, Deborah Goldsmith wrote:
>> The version number is available in the name of the tar archive. 
>> Admittedly, that’s not the most convenient way to get it, but it’s 
>> there.
> Yes, that's been true for a while, so installers should be able to 
> rely on it.
> As for the 'version' file, it's been a while and as nobody has come up 
> with anything better and simpler, attached is a proposed change to 
> document the status quo since 2016h so that it can be relied on.

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