Tom Lane wrote:
> Zdenek Kotala <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> > Tom Lane wrote:
> >> AFAICS that just moves the problem to a different place, one where an
> >> admin *can't* fix it without recompiling ...
> > Is there real reason why admin should do it? Timezone files are stored in
> > defined location where "all" software expect it. If it is important to
> > change
> > timezone file location we could add extra command line parameter or GUC
> > variable, but I don't see any reason for do it configurable on run-time.
> [ shrug... ] This just reinforces my point: if every packager is going
> to have his own opinion about how to do it, there's little point in
> trying to provide a pre-fab solution.
Well, there's a point if every packager have his own opinion but the
opinions all happen to be equal. Is there any glibc system where it
isn't /usr/share/zoneinfo? Per Zdenek's patch, even Solaris does it
The FHS defines it that way:
(which is said to cover Linux and 4.4BSD-based systems).
Alvaro Herrera http://www.CommandPrompt.com/
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