[tz] tzdata2016g missing version information
howard.hinnant at gmail.com
Wed Sep 28 18:33:43 UTC 2016
On Sep 28, 2016, at 2:28 PM, Howard Hinnant <howard.hinnant at gmail.com> wrote:
> As is known, the version number no longer appears in the Makefile. The release notes in NEWS say:
>> To support the more-accurate version number, its
>> specification has moved from a line in the Makefile to a new
>> source file 'version’.
> The version file does not appear in the uncompressed tzdata2016g database. This is hurting my ability to report the version of the database to my clients. Can we please put a version file in the database?
Though I suppose I could scrape the version number out of the NEWS file… It would be nice to have an agreed upon *stable* place to read the version.
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Size: 801 bytes
Desc: Message signed with OpenPGP using GPGMail
More information about the tz