[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#474588: Bug#474588: orage: Contains timezone information.

Kurt Roeckx kurt at roeckx.be
Sun Apr 6 19:13:55 UTC 2008

On Sun, Apr 06, 2008 at 08:07:54PM +0200, Yves-Alexis Perez wrote:
> forwarded 474588 http://bugzilla.xfce.org/show_bug.cgi?id=3990
> thanks
> On dim, 2008-04-06 at 18:44 +0200, Kurt Roeckx wrote:
> > 
> > It seems that your package contains it's own data for timezones.  I
> > think it's best if it would support using the timezone information
> > provided by system.  This would allow us to change 1 package and all
> > pacakges using timezone information could use that.  In Debian we have
> > the tzdata package for this.
> Well, as I understand it, orage ships its data because it uses libical,
> and it needs data using the ical format. Basically, upstream said it'd
> be nice to be able to use directly zoneinfo data, but that it may be
> hard to do:
> http://bugzilla.xfce.org/show_bug.cgi?id=3834#c2

Maybe he should take a look at the tzfile(5) manpage.


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