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Re: cygcheck's understanding of TZ

On Tue, Jun 14, 2011 at 02:19:12PM -0500, Edward McGuire wrote:
>On 6/14/2011 1:33 PM, Lee Maschmeyer wrote:
>> Are you saying that /usr/share/zoneinfo isn't the standard location 
>> for all time zone data? And that paths within that directory aren't 
>> standard values for TZ? If not, what is?
>There are two standards in play. The UNIX standard recognizes CET-1CEST. 
>The zoneinfo standard recognizes Europe/Monaco. All UNIX systems 
>implement the UNIX standard; many implement zoneinfo also. The GNU CRTL 
>implements both. The Windows CRTL implements the UNIX standard (actually 
>it implements a subset) but does not implement zoneinfo.
>> If it is the case that that directory is not known to cygcheck then it 
>> seems to me that it ought to be.
>You could link cygcheck to the GNU CRTL instead of the Windows CRTL, but 
>that defeats cygcheck's purpose.

Ok.  We're now inexplicably looping back to the beginning of the
discussion.  Please consider this thread officially terminated.


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