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Re: Add FET to Default and Europe.txt

From: Marc Balmer <marc(at)msys(dot)ch>
To: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>
Cc: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Add FET to Default and Europe.txt
Date: 2012-10-06 12:46:03
Message-ID: 5070280B.3090904@msys.ch (view raw or flat)
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Bruce,

> The Postgres community does not maintain the timezone database;  we ship
> copies of the IANA timezone database;  you will have to request the
> changes from them:
> 
> 	http://www.iana.org/time-zones

Please take a second look at the diffs, they do *NOT* change the files
in the timezone database, they change the Default set ot timezones that
PostgreSQL uses.

These files are maintained by PostgreSQL, there is even a README with an
explicit mention that changes should be reported to pgsql-hackers....



> 
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
> 
> On Sat, Oct  6, 2012 at 11:18:43AM +0200, Marc Balmer wrote:
>> The attached patch would add the FET timezone abbreviation to the
>> Default list _and_ the list of european abbreviations.
>>
>> - mb
> 
>> diff --git a/src/timezone/tznames/Default b/src/timezone/tznames/Default
>> index 1369f47..7223ce5 100644
>> --- a/src/timezone/tznames/Default
>> +++ b/src/timezone/tznames/Default
>> @@ -615,6 +615,8 @@ EETDST  10800 D  # East-Egypt Summertime
>>                   #     (Europe/Uzhgorod)
>>                   #     (Europe/Vilnius)
>>                   #     (Europe/Zaporozhye)
>> +FET     10800    # Further-eastern European Time
>> +                 #     (Europe/Minsk)
>>  MEST     7200 D  # Middle Europe Summer Time (not in zic)
>>  MET      3600    # Middle Europe Time (not in zic)
>>  METDST   7200 D  # Middle Europe Summer Time (not in zic)
>> diff --git a/src/timezone/tznames/Europe.txt b/src/timezone/tznames/Europe.txt
>> index 88abecca..6c35ab1 100644
>> --- a/src/timezone/tznames/Europe.txt
>> +++ b/src/timezone/tznames/Europe.txt
>> @@ -154,6 +154,8 @@ EETDST  10800 D  # East-Egypt Summertime
>>                   #     (Europe/Uzhgorod)
>>                   #     (Europe/Vilnius)
>>                   #     (Europe/Zaporozhye)
>> +FET     10800    # Further-eastern European Time
>> +                 #     (Europe/Minsk)
>>  GMT         0    # Greenwich Mean Time
>>                   #     (Africa/Abidjan)
>>                   #     (Africa/Bamako)
> 
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