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[v3] manual/time.texi (TZ Variable): no tzfiles

Message ID 54DF6AB4.3020105@gmx.com
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J William Piggott Feb. 14, 2015, 3:33 p.m. UTC
The timezone files are not installed since:

commit 482ff4dae91cf9a288284072d1a299868db7a634
Author: Ulrich Drepper <drepper@gmail.com>
Date:   Wed Mar 7 04:48:47 2012 -0500

	Don't install timezone rule files

2012-03-07  Ulrich Drepper  <drepper@gmail.com>

	[BZ #6959]
	* timezone/Makefile: Don't install timezone files, just the programs
	and scripts.

Reviewed-by: Paul Eggert <eggert@cs.ucla.edu>
Signed-off-by: J William Piggott <elseifthen@gmx.com>
 manual/time.texi | 6 ++++--
 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

2015-02-14  J William Piggott  <elseifthen@gmx.com>

	* manual/time.texi (TZ Variable): timezone files are not
	installed since commit 482ff4d.
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diff --git a/manual/time.texi b/manual/time.texi
index c8c7288..b3620a8 100644
--- a/manual/time.texi
+++ b/manual/time.texi
@@ -2520,9 +2520,11 @@  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.  @Theglibc{} is compatible with the Time Zone Database, sometimes
+called tz, or zoneinfo.  This is  a large database of time zone
 information for most regions of the world, which is maintained by a
-community of volunteers and put in the public domain.
+community of volunteers and put in the public domain.  It is located at
 @node Time Zone Functions
 @subsection Functions and Variables for Time Zones