[tz] Pyongyang Time transition plan announced

Deborah Goldsmith goldsmit at apple.com
Thu May 3 06:16:05 UTC 2018

Your proposal sounds good to me. Thanks!


> On May 2, 2018, at 6:38 PM, Paul Eggert <eggert at cs.ucla.edu> wrote:
> On 05/02/2018 05:20 PM, Deborah Goldsmith wrote:
>> I picked up the 2018e tag from the GitHub repository, but AFAICT it’s not possible to build the rearguard tarballs on a system that doesn’t have lzip.
> It is possible. The following shell script worked for me:
> make version
> VERSION=`cat version`
> make VERSION=$VERSION tzdata$VERSION-rearguard.tar.gz
> This is an awkward hack, though, so thanks for reporting the issue. There should be a better way.
>> The traditional_tarballs target doesn’t build the rearguard tarball. It probably should.
> I'd prefer that target to build just the two traditional tarballs that we've been building for ages, and to have a new target for the new stuff. How about the attached proposed patch? With it, one can build the tarball in question with 'make rearguard_tarballs', which is more convenient than the above hack.
> <0001-New-make-rule-rearguard_tarballs.txt>

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