On Mon, Jul 24, 2006 at 11:59:34PM -0400, Tom Lane wrote: > "Joachim Wieland" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes: > > Here's the patch that generalizes the australian_timezones hack by > > moving the compiled-in time zone definitions into a text file. The > > text file to use is chosen via a guc. > > Applied with some revisions --- mostly, that I didn't like > restricting timezone_abbreviations to be changed only via > postgresql.conf. The old australian_timezones setting was always > USERSET, and I think people would have had a legitimate gripe about > loss of flexibility if its replacement wasn't. Fortunately this > wasn't too hard to change. I also editorialized a bit on the file > placement and the parsing code. > > The documentation is still in need of help ... in particular, Table > B-4 (timezone names) is now out of sync with reality. I am not sure > whether to try to fix it, or just remove it and tell people to look > at the pg_timezonenames view. Thoughts? If you want to fix it, > please send a patch.
I'll take a whack at that patch this evening PDT or tomorrow evening at the latest. We're too late in the cycle to go over this, but maybe we can figure out a way to have this data read from the same data source as the pg_timezones VIEW does at compile time. Keeping two such table in synch seems error-prone. Cheers, D -- David Fetter <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> http://fetter.org/ phone: +1 415 235 3778 AIM: dfetter666 Skype: davidfetter Remember to vote! ---------------------------(end of broadcast)--------------------------- TIP 1: if posting/reading through Usenet, please send an appropriate subscribe-nomail command to [EMAIL PROTECTED] so that your message can get through to the mailing list cleanly