[PATCH 1/3 v3] Cygwin: tzcode resync: basics

Brian Inglis Brian.Inglis@SystematicSw.ab.ca
Tue Jun 30 13:51:19 GMT 2020

On 2020-06-30 04:18, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Jun 10 15:53, Brian Inglis wrote:
>> On 2020-06-09 22:37, Mark Geisert wrote:
>>> On Tue, 9 Jun 2020, Brian Inglis wrote:
>>>> On 2020-05-26 02:27, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>>>>> On May 26 00:09, Mark Geisert wrote:
>>>>>> Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>>>>>>>> On May 22 02:32, Mark Geisert wrote:
>>>>>>> On May 25 14:06, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>>>> The tzcode package needs updated to get fixes into zic and zdump.
>>>> Also tzdata was maintained by Yaakov.
>>>> Corinna, would you like to keep tzcode co-maintained with Yaakov?
>>>> Or Mark, would you like to ITA tzcode and/or tzdata to keep it in sync with the
>>>> base code?
>>>> Or would you like me to ITA tzcode and/or tzdata?
>>>> I currently check tzdb weekly in cron to download updates for my own interests.
>>>> I could add cygport builds to that job.
>>> This "tzcode" patch I did was a one-shot task just getting some time zone
>>> handling code within the Cygwin DLL up to date.  I don't know if there's any
>>> overlap between what I worked on and the tzcode+tzdata packages.  Eh, just the
>>> internal binary copy of a particular tzdata file which should be kept up to
>>> date: /usr/share/zoneinfo/posixrules.  Dunno how often that changes though.
>>> It's fine with me for you to take over both tzcode+tzdata if nobody else
>>> objects.  Sounds like you have a regular schedule for looking over updates which
>>> is more than I have :-).
>> Thanks Mark,
>> I'll wait to see if we hear from Corinna or ITA if no response soon.
> You don't have to ask me to ITA packages, really :)

They are currently under your/Yaakov's maintainership - I assume as little as
possible so have an ITA under apps - please respond there - if you agree
Jon/Marco can update

Take care. Thanks, Brian Inglis, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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