Re: volatile.debian.org: Does Debian still support it?
On Tue, Sep 25, 2007 at 09:48:19PM +0200, Piotr Roszatycki wrote:
> It is almost impossible.
> The DateTime::TimeZone is pure Perl library and can't use binary data
> from tzdata package. In fact, this library can be used on systems
> without libc6 and tzdata at all! You wrongly assume that tzdata
> package is more important than libdatetime-timezone-perl package. It
> can be true only for glibc based systems.
> Even tzdata package is compiled from the source data - the same data
> which is used for refreshing libdatetime-timezone-perl!
That it can be used on other systems that don't have tzdata doesn't mean
it shouldn't try and use tzdata if it's available on Debian.
The binary data in the tzdata should be easy to parse. See
> 2007/9/25, Kurt Roeckx <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> > On Tue, Sep 25, 2007 at 05:36:03PM +0200, Piotr Roszatycki wrote:
> > > It's not about one timezone. The new release refresh all available
> > > timezones. The whole package was synced with the latest Olson
> > > database.
> > It would be good if you fixed #416206, and used tzdata yourself. So
> > that we only need to update 1 package in volatile.
> > Kurt
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