[TZInfo-users] Ruby and timezones

Roberto C. Sánchez roberto at connexer.com
Thu Nov 6 18:31:23 EST 2008


On Thu, Nov 06, 2008 at 11:26:10PM +0000, Philip Ross wrote:
> Hi Roberto,
> 
> 2008/11/6 Roberto C. Sánchez <roberto at connexer.com>:
> > On Thu, Nov 06, 2008 at 10:48:52PM +0000, Philip Ross wrote:
> >> I've tested this by comparing the output for all timezones in tzdata
> >> v2008i against the output of zdump (see the /utils/zdumptestall.sh
> >> test script in SVN). Note that the patch will break a couple of the
> >> included unit tests that rely on data though.
> >>
> > OK.  Would you consider making the tests conditional by providing an
> > option to enable/disable them?  Or maybe have the tests check for their
> > presence first?
> 
> I'll sort out these tests (probably by making them not rely on real timezones).
> 
> > Do you intend to make two separate releases (one with zone data and one
> > without), or just one release and have me remove the zone data as part
> > of the Debian packaging process?
> 
> I'll release a core API package with an addon containing the data.
> You'll be able to use the core API for the Debian package.
> 
Awesome!  I really appreciate everything you are doing to help improve
Debian.

Regards,

-Roberto

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Roberto C. Sánchez
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