bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Sun Aug 19 16:09:41 PDT 2012
Ken Moffat wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 19, 2012 at 12:12:20PM -0500, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
>> You suggested separating the time zone data into a separate page.
>> One problem is that the tarball does not expand into a separate directory.
>> One place where this can cause a problem is with jhalfs. What do you
>> think about repackaging the data so it expands to a directory
>> tzdata2012e/ and storing it on anduin?
>> The other option is to hack jhalfs.
> Earlier, I think I said something like " I'm fixing my buildscripts" -
> that was caused by this. Jhalfs is, as you know, not something I use.
Yes, I knew that.
> If it's easier to repackage tzdata, we can note why we are doing that.
> Most changes will be known well in advance.
Well it was only a matter of:
tar -xf ../tzdata2012e.tar.gz
tar -jcf tzdata2012e-lfs.tar.bz2 tzdata2012e-lfs
The file is now at
I added the -lfs to the directory name just to prevent confusion with
the upstream package.
I think this is better than trying to use a different procedure than the
"unpack; cd; build" process we use in all the other packages.
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