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Re: Australian timezone configure option

From: Justin Clift <aa2(at)bigpond(dot)net(dot)au>
To: Chris Dunlop <chris(at)onthe(dot)net(dot)au>, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Australian timezone configure option
Date: 2001-06-12 02:25:11
Message-ID: 01061212251103.05952@justin (view raw or flat)
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Hi all,

Can we *not* make USE_AUSTRALIAN_RULES into a "configure" option?

Seems like this would conflict with Tom's suggestion of making it a GUC 
option instead.

I vote for having it as a GUC option instead.

Regards and best wishes,

Justin Clift

On Wednesday 06 June 2001 10:43, Chris Dunlop wrote:
> Tom Lane wrote:
> > Could we also trouble you for documentation patches?  IIRC, there's a
> > list of all interesting configure options somewhere in the
> > administrator's guide.
>
> Documentation ?  We don't need no steenking documentation!...
>
>
> diff -ur postgresql-7.1.2.orig/doc/src/sgml/installation.sgml
> postgresql-7.1.2/doc/src/sgml/installation.sgml ---
> postgresql-7.1.2.orig/doc/src/sgml/installation.sgml	Tue May 15 01:11:31
> 2001 +++ postgresql-7.1.2/doc/src/sgml/installation.sgml	Wed Jun  6
> 10:35:30 2001 @@ -462,6 +462,20 @@
>        </varlistentry>
>
>        <varlistentry>
> +       <term>--enable-australian-tz</term>
> +       <listitem>
> +        <para>
> +         Enables Australian timezone support. This changes the
> interpretation +         of timezones in input date/time strings from
> US-centric to +         Australian-centric.  Specifically, 'EST' is changed
> from GMT-5 (US +         Eastern Standard Time) to GMT+10 (Australian
> Eastern Standard Time) +         and 'CST' is changed from GMT-5:30 (US
> Central Standard Time) to +         GMT+10:30 (Australian Central Standard
> Time).
> +        </para>
> +       </listitem>
> +      </varlistentry>
> +
> +      <varlistentry>
>         <term>--enable-locale</term>
>         <listitem>
>          <para>
>
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