Tom Lane wrote:
> Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net> writes:
>> On Mon, Feb 18, 2008 at 04:32:58PM +0100, Bjorn Munch wrote:
>>> Ouch! This fails on our Solaris builds, because we build with the
>>> Solaris timezone files. And these apparently don't work beyond 2038
>>> and don't know that Finland plans to have DST also in the summer of
>>> I haven't studied this in depth but I'm afraid the answer is "fix your
>>> own timezone files"?
>> Or use the ones shipping with pg ;-)
> Yeah. I included the far-future cases in the committed patch
> specifically to make it obvious if you were using tz files that lacked
> post-2038 support.
Agreed, we want to give people a notice.
What we could do is to add comments to the expected output file, that
would show up in regression.diffs, that explain what the failure means.
> I can't imagine that fixing this isn't pretty darn high on the Solaris
> to-do list, anyway.
Yep, and PostgreSQL 8.4 won't be released for quite some time.
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