Subject: Re: [boost] [date_time] Time zone improvements
From: Rutger ter Borg (rutger_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-10-25 04:50:10
Jeff Garland wrote:
> Very cool :-) One question -- is there a portable solution where a user
> could deploy a files onto a Windows system or is it a Unix only solution?
> I'm fine with incorporating a *nix only solution because what your
> suggesting will be a nice solution for *nix platforms, but it will need to
> be clear that it's not portable.
I don't see why it wouldn't be possible to deploy the (big-endian) binary
files to any platform. Getting it into this binary form (using zone info
compiler zic) may be harder to do cross-platform, but cygwin may help here.
> As the primary maintainer of Boost date-time I can say with certainty that
> there is interest in this functionality -- it's long been on my todo list
> and I haven't had time to get to it. You can email me privately and we
> can discuss all the details of how to get your code incorporated.
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