svn commit: r192625 - in head: . lib/libc/stdtime usr.sbin/zic

Kostik Belousov kostikbel at gmail.com
Sat May 23 18:03:45 UTC 2009


On Sat, May 23, 2009 at 06:31:50AM +0000, Edwin Groothuis wrote:
> Author: edwin
> Date: Sat May 23 06:31:50 2009
> New Revision: 192625
> URL: http://svn.freebsd.org/changeset/base/192625
> 
> Log:
>   MFV of tzcode2009e:
>   
>   Upgrade of the tzcode from 2004a to 2009e.
>   
>   Changes are numerous, but include...
>   
>   - New format of the output of zic, which supports both 32 and 64
>     bit time_t formats.
>   
>   - zdump on 64 bit platforms will actually produce some output instead
>     of doing nothing for a looooooooong time.
>   
>   - linux_base-fX, with X >= at least 8, will work without problems related
>     to the local time again.
>   
>   The original patch, based on the 2008e, has been running for a long
>   time on both my laptop and desktop machine and have been tested by
>   other people.
>   
>   After the installation of this code and the running of zic(8), you
>   need to run tzsetup(8) again to install the new datafile.
>   
>   Approved by:	wollman@ for usr.sbin/zic
>   MFC after:	1 month

What does this mean for the pre-8 compat libc ? Does libc.so.6 or
libc.so.7 before your commit correctly interpret new zone files ? The
same question (and answer, I assume) for statically linked binaries.

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