[tz] broken compression in archive

Brian Inglis Brian.Inglis at SystematicSw.ab.ca
Thu Nov 2 05:14:48 UTC 2017

On 2017-11-01 15:19, Zefram wrote:
> Paul Eggert wrote:
>> I propose that we fix the file formats to match those of the
>> announcements.
> That sounds OK.
>> script attached;
> You missed a couple: tzdata94h.tar.Z and tzdata95b.tar.Z.  Otherwise the
> script looks good to me.
> When it's done, please post to the mailing list the SHA-512 hashes of
> the revised files.  Hashes of archived and new files have previously
> been posted here, and I've found that useful.

How about creating/updating a sha512.sum file in releases/, and maybe in other
directories too, to allow easily checking that downloads are complete, even if
gpg signatures are not available, or if users choose not to use PGP/GPG?

Take care. Thanks, Brian Inglis, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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