zarniwhoop at ntlworld.com
Mon Aug 20 01:56:31 PDT 2012
On Sun, Aug 19, 2012 at 08:21:16PM -0500, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
> Ken Moffat wrote:
> > But in the meantime I've been thinking - this is the
> > weekend, _most_ people who post are in the Northern hemisphere where
> > it is a peak holiday season : there is no need to rush into deciding
> > if we separately package tzdata !
> I'm not aware of any holiday time here in North America.
> > First, the zones need to be fixed - I'll get to that when I've
> > finished some unrelated tests. There is still time for people
> > to comment on whether we should fix jhalfs or fix the packaging.
> Yes, but there are a lot of issues I saw in the Debian rules that we
> don't address. I don't know enough details. Debian does not seem to
> copy the .tab files (may not be needed), does some things for Java
> (definitely not needed for LFS) and does some different things for
> embedded systems, templates, and i18n. They also do some things with a
> program called fdupes which I haven't seen before.
As I said, for embedded they *only* install the (posix) rules in
zoneinfo itself. I guess the logic is that an embedded box will not
get an update, so better to save the footprint. The fdupes is to
convert hardlinks to symlinks, I can only assume they do that for
das eine Mal als Tragödie, das andere Mal als Farce
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