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manual/time.texi (TZ Variable): no tzfiles

Message ID 54E27E8E.2080204@cs.ucla.edu
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Paul Eggert Feb. 16, 2015, 11:34 p.m. UTC
Carlos O'Donell wrote:
> Please feel free to checkin the change with that modification
> if you feel that makes the manual better and is an obvious
> improvement.

Thanks, I installed the attached minor wording improvement; it's not exactly 
what was proposed, but it is a little more concise and should do the trick.

Comments

Carlos O'Donell Feb. 17, 2015, 2:48 p.m. UTC | #1
On 02/16/2015 06:34 PM, Paul Eggert wrote:
> Carlos O'Donell wrote:
>> Please feel free to checkin the change with that modification if
>> you feel that makes the manual better and is an obvious 
>> improvement.
> 
> Thanks, I installed the attached minor wording improvement; it's not
> exactly what was proposed, but it is a little more concise and should
> do the trick.

William, thanks for the patch.

Paul, thanks for the review and commit.

Please feel free to keep it up :-)

Cheers,
Carlos.
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Patch

From 09216abae71b5fb3890e5825558ccb3b2c289df6 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Paul Eggert <eggert@cs.ucla.edu>
Date: Mon, 16 Feb 2015 15:31:57 -0800
Subject: [PATCH] * manual/time.texi (TZ Variable): glibc no longer comes with
 tzdata.

Problem reported by J William Piggott.
---
 ChangeLog        | 5 +++++
 manual/time.texi | 3 ++-
 2 files changed, 7 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/ChangeLog b/ChangeLog
index cde2c5a..540e997 100644
--- a/ChangeLog
+++ b/ChangeLog
@@ -1,3 +1,8 @@ 
+2015-02-16  Paul Eggert  <eggert@cs.ucla.edu>
+
+	* manual/time.texi (TZ Variable): glibc no longer comes with tzdata.
+	Problem reported by J William Piggott.
+
 2015-02-16  Joseph Myers  <joseph@codesourcery.com>
 
 	[BZ #17978]
diff --git a/manual/time.texi b/manual/time.texi
index c8c7288..f94cbe4 100644
--- a/manual/time.texi
+++ b/manual/time.texi
@@ -2520,7 +2520,8 @@  subdirectories for geographical areas; for example,
 @file{America/New_York}, @file{Europe/London}, @file{Asia/Hong_Kong}.
 These data files are installed by the system administrator, who also
 sets @file{/etc/localtime} to point to the data file for the local time
-zone.  @Theglibc{} comes with a large database of time zone
+zone.  The files typically come from the @url{http://www.iana.org/time-zones,
+Time Zone Database} of time zone and daylight saving time
 information for most regions of the world, which is maintained by a
 community of volunteers and put in the public domain.
 
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