[tz] OpenJDK/CLDR/ICU/Joda issues with Ireland change

Paul G paul at ganssle.io
Thu Jan 25 21:22:30 UTC 2018

Is there a reason the Makefile doesn't install it? It would be really useful to have a stable installed-by-default version file of some sort.

On 01/25/2018 04:20 PM, Paul Eggert wrote:
> On 01/25/2018 12:43 PM, Paul G wrote:
>> Is this version information file intended for actual distribution and/or distributed by anyone?
> Although the version file is intended to be stable and useful for distributors who want to install it, it wasn't added until 2016h, tzdb Makefile does not install it, and I don't know of any distributions that install it. The file tzdata.zi is installed by default and it contains a version number, but this wasn't added until 2018a and hardly anybody uses it in production now.

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