where is TimeZone bits
martinrb at google.com
Tue Mar 4 00:56:59 UTC 2014
It's an icedtea feature, not part of openjdk (although probably it should
be... it seems you agree ...)
(hg clone http://icedtea.classpath.org/hg/release/icedtea7-2.4/ /tmp/t9 &&
cd /tmp/t9 && ./autogen.sh && bash ./configure --help |& grep -2 tz)
On Mon, Mar 3, 2014 at 4:49 PM, Medi Montaseri <medi.montaseri at hds.com>wrote:
> Thanks Martin,
> Unfortunately I don't see that option ...
> mmontaseri at griffin:~/work/bug-91383/jdk8src> bash ./configure --help |
> grep tzdata
> mmontaseri at griffin:~/work/bug-91383/jdk8src>
> Can you please clarify? And what would that option do? would it integrate
> (bundle, pull-in, copy) system-tzdata files and put them along the JRE tar.
> I personally don't think a language should be that tightly coupled with an
> asset like timezone. JDK/JRE and tzdata have two different life cycles and
> *From:* Martin Buchholz [martinrb at google.com]
> *Sent:* Monday, March 03, 2014 3:36 PM
> *To:* Medi Montaseri
> *Cc:* build-dev at openjdk.java.net
> *Subject:* Re: where is TimeZone bits
> A difference between IcedTea and Oracle JDK. E.g.
> use-system-tzdata Use timezone data from the system .
> $ ./configure --help
> --with-tzdata-dir[=DIR] set the Java timezone data directory
> On Mon, Mar 3, 2014 at 2:41 PM, Medi Montaseri <medi.montaseri at hds.com>wrote:
>> Not sure if this is the correct forum....
>> I have installed openJDK8 on a Debian linux. I was comparing my new JRE
>> with an older version (openjdk6) and I see that I don't have bunch of
>> timezone files.
>> Here is the old one
>> etc, etc
>> I read something about Sun no longer including tzupdator and timezone
>> files....what is OpenJDK's position on this issue? If openjdk8 does not
>> include TimeZone, how do I incorporate them into my JRE and JDK? Is there
>> another upstream maintainer of TZs?
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