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Re: tzdata2012d

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
Cc: David Fetter <david(at)fetter(dot)org>, Pg Hackers <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: tzdata2012d
Date: 2012-07-30 23:09:10
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Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com> writes:
> Excerpts from David Fetter's message of lun jul 30 17:27:46 -0400 2012:
>> Can we slide this into the upcoming point release?  When would that
>> be?

> Usually, Tom installs the latest timezone data just before each point
> release.

It's part of the release checklist.

In practice, people who need the latest TZ data shouldn't be relying
on our copy anyway.  I think pretty much all distros build with
--with-system-tzdata so that the distros' own updates of tzdata get
picked up automatically by Postgres.

			regards, tom lane

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