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Re: RFC [PATCH] BZ#1077902: New API gettimezone
- From: Rich Felker <dalias at aerifal dot cx>
- To: P J P <pj dot pandit at yahoo dot co dot in>
- Cc: "libc-alpha at sourceware dot org" <libc-alpha at sourceware dot org>
- Date: Thu, 3 Apr 2014 15:40:40 -0400
- Subject: Re: RFC [PATCH] BZ#1077902: New API gettimezone
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On Fri, Apr 04, 2014 at 01:30:36AM +0800, P J P wrote:
> > On Thursday, 3 April 2014 8:15 PM, Paul Eggert wrote:
> > Yes, absolutely.ÂÂSaying "I want to print the contents ofÂ/etc/localtime"
> > is not a compelling argument.
> Â Heh...who said that?
> > Why do you want to printÂits contents?
> Â Did you see the bug that is listed in the subject line? If not, please see:
Classic XY problem. Generating a POSIX TZ string does not solve your
chroot problem, and there's a much simpler approach that does solve
it. I replied on the bug tracker.