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Re: pgsql-server: Adjust our timezone library to use pg_time_t (typedef'd

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: euler(at)ufgnet(dot)ufg(dot)br
Cc: chriskl(at)familyhealth(dot)com(dot)au, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: pgsql-server: Adjust our timezone library to use pg_time_t (typedef'd
Date: 2004-06-03 16:23:02
Message-ID: 7042.1086279782@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Euler Taveira de Oliveira <euler(at)ufgnet(dot)ufg(dot)br> writes:
>>> Are the zic files something that should be updated for every minor 
>>> release, or only for every major release?
>> 
>> AFAIK they don't change very often.
>> 
> I'm not sure. In Brazil, we change it every year 'cause we have 'summer
> time'. See src/timezone/data/southamerica

Sure, but your politicians don't invent a new rule for the transition
dates every year, do they?  Unless the rules change there's no need for
new zic files.

[ looks at southamerica zic file ... ]  Hmm, maybe they do.  I think
most places have a more settled approach though.

			regards, tom lane

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