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gregoa pushed a commit to annotated tag v1.84
in repository libdatetime-timezone-perl.

commit a1c121265f8d81fd235e6e754c102514d69ec121
Author: Dave Rolsky <auta...@urth.org>
Date:   Sat Jan 17 10:48:43 2015 -0600

    Remove OSPrereqs entirely
    
    This eliminates circular dependencies
---
 Changes                  |  5 +++++
 dist.ini                 |  6 ------
 lib/DateTime/TimeZone.pm | 13 +++++++++++--
 3 files changed, 16 insertions(+), 8 deletions(-)

diff --git a/Changes b/Changes
index eba0b5c..647b394 100644
--- a/Changes
+++ b/Changes
@@ -1,5 +1,10 @@
 {{$NEXT}}
 
+- Removed the per-OS prereqs on DateTime::TimeZone::HPUX and
+  DateTime::TimeZone::Local::Win32. This gets rid of circular dependencies
+  between those distros and this one. RT #101588, 101589 and 68231.
+
+
 1.83    2014-12-24
 
 - The last release did not include any of the generated zone files. Oops.
diff --git a/dist.ini b/dist.ini
index af4b1fe..72c745b 100644
--- a/dist.ini
+++ b/dist.ini
@@ -41,9 +41,3 @@ stopwords_file = .stopwords
 [Prereqs / DevelopRequires]
 Test::Output = 0
 Test::Taint = 0
-
-[OSPrereqs / MSWin32]
-DateTime::TimeZone::Local::Win32 = 0
-
-[OSPrereqs / hpux]
-DateTime::TimeZone::HPUX = 0
diff --git a/lib/DateTime/TimeZone.pm b/lib/DateTime/TimeZone.pm
index 57a547f..d2acfbd 100644
--- a/lib/DateTime/TimeZone.pm
+++ b/lib/DateTime/TimeZone.pm
@@ -571,11 +571,20 @@ This class is the base class for all time zone objects.  
A time zone
 is represented internally as a set of observances, each of which
 describes the offset from GMT for a given time period.
 
-Note that without the C<DateTime.pm> module, this module does not do
-much.  It's primary interface is through a C<DateTime> object, and
+Note that without the L<DateTime> module, this module does not do
+much.  It's primary interface is through a L<DateTime> object, and
 most users will not need to directly use C<DateTime::TimeZone>
 methods.
 
+=head2 Special Case Platforms
+
+If you are on the Win32 platform, you will want to also install
+L<DateTime::TimeZone::Local::Win32>. This will enable you to specify a
+time zone of C<'local'> when creating a L<DateTime> object.
+
+If you are oin HPUX, install L<DateTime::TimeZone::HPUX>. This provides
+support for HPUX style time zones like C<'MET-1METDST'>.
+
 =head1 USAGE
 
 This class has the following methods:

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