is localtime file binary compatible with older releases?

Garrett Wollman wollman at
Tue Feb 27 22:36:05 UTC 2007

In article <01794015-8EF8-4809-895C-E04CA6DA78F6 at> you write:
>Is the compiled time zone info file binary compatible across FreeBSD  

It is backwards-compatible across all versions of the Olson timezone
library going back to before there was a FreeBSD, on all platforms,
regardless of architecture (modulo bugs in libc).


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