[tz] zdump bug?

Paul Eggert eggert at cs.ucla.edu
Thu Nov 1 17:44:46 UTC 2018

On 11/1/18 10:42 AM, Matt Johnson wrote:
> "If characters begins with a slash, it is an absolute file name; 
> otherwise the library looks for the file /usr/share/zoneinfo/characters."
> Thus starting with a period is what throws it off?

Depends on what you mean by "throws it off". All the "." does in 2018g 
is cause 'access' to be called in addition to 'open'; this rarely 
matters in practice.

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