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Re: glib2 GDateTime API tests fail on Mac OS X



On 2011-10-28 at 14:16, Larry Baker wrote:
> >          /* we only bother to support version 2 */
> >          if (size < sizeof (struct tzhead) || memcmp (header,
> >"TZif2", 5))
> 
> The zoneinfo files on my Mac (10.5.8) are TZif format:
> 
> >$ hexdump -C /etc/localtime
> >00000000  54 5a 69 66 00 00 00 00  00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00  |TZif............|
> 
> 
> Bad.  I think glib should test this in configure and disable all the
> GDateTime APIs rather than silently fail at run time.

no, GLib does not work this way; if something is not supported then we
either support it or we hard-require it.

in this case, we'd gladly accept patches to support the TZif format as a
fallback.

ciao,
 Emmanuele.

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