[tz] 'Australia/Canberra' time zone?
philip at trouble.is
Sun Nov 24 03:56:28 UTC 2019
On 2019-11-23 12:05:11 (-0500), Tom Lane wrote:
>Paul Gilmartin via tz <tz at iana.org> writes:
>> On 2019-11-22, at 23:06:01, John Pye wrote:
>>> I have been a bit surprised that the TZDATA database lacks a listing for
>>> "Australia/Canberra", population 350,000...
>> 637 $ ls -l /usr/share/zoneinfo/Australia/Canberra
>> -rw-r--r-- 1 root wheel 2197 Sep 17 15:57 /usr/share/zoneinfo/Australia/Canberra
>Yup, it's there, as a link in the "backward" file:
>Link Australia/Sydney Australia/Canberra
>I speculate that the OP is on FreeBSD, or some other platform where
>they don't install the "backwards compatibility" links by default.
>Maybe we should lobby FreeBSD to install those names so they're
>more like everybody else. I got burned by their incompatibility
>in this area just the other day .
> regards, tom lane
I can probably be convinced to change that with the next update. ;-)
I've made a note.
I follow tzdata releases pretty closely and try not to diverge from
upstream. Not installing backzone links predates my maintaining tzdata
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