[CalendarServer-dev] Can calendarserver parse libc zoneinfo files?
amaramrahul at users.sourceforge.net
Tue Aug 14 14:18:52 PDT 2012
On Tuesday 14 August 2012 11:22 PM, Cyrus Daboo wrote:
> We already have tools in place to parse the Olson data (which is
> itself the source of the OS zoneinfo data) and update the server's
> internal database. Typically we do that ourselves and include the
> updated database in our subversion repository. However, it is possible
> for that to be done independently - but we do not have instructions on
> that at present.
Could the tool be shared so that it can be used for dynamically updating
the calendarserver timezone database whenever tzdata package gets updated?
> Also, calendar server supports an implementation of the proposed
> standard timezone service protocol
> The goal with that is to allow rapid propagation of timezone data
> changes between systems. Our server has the ability to be a "primary"
> or "secondary" server. The former being an "authoratative" source of
> timezone information (in our case derived directly from Olson data).
> The later is a server that pulls its data from another timezone
> service. The goal is to properly standardize this new protocol and
> work on getting people to deploy servers that anyone can use.
Does this mean that I can configure calendarserver for updating its
timezone database from another service? How do I configure this?
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