[tz] need testing for new tzdb release for Brazil changes
Brian.Inglis at SystematicSw.ab.ca
Tue May 28 18:43:14 UTC 2019
On 2019-05-28 10:19, Paul Eggert wrote:
> On 5/27/19 1:48 PM, Paul Goyette wrote:
>> Is the current rearguard format expected to live "forever"?
> No, the idea is only that it's rearguard "enough". That is, even the rearguard
> is on the march, and every announcement of the publication of the
> rearguard-format tarballs has said that they're intended to be temporary.
> The next release (2019b, which should be reasonably soon) may be a good time to
> skip my publication of a rearguard-format tarball. The main use of the rearguard
> format seems to be last-minute updates for people using TZUpdater and the like,
> and we'll almost surely have a release 2019c before October anyway so people can
> update then. People who need rearguard format tarballs before then can make them
> by running "make rearguard_tarballs".
Could someone with OpenJDK bug access perhaps add to bug report:
a link to the previous post:
and add a highlighted copy of the previous paragraph:
> The next release (2019b, which should be reasonably soon) may be a
> good time to skip my publication of a rearguard-format tarball.
to perhaps get the patching process moving.
Take care. Thanks, Brian Inglis, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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