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Provide a convenient way to incorporate the latest tzdata #837
Talked a bit on IRC about this...
I think the joda-timezones package @mkristian set up should be doing this ok. It's located in maven/joda-timezones. mvn install will install a jar locally for the latest tzdata. Updating just involves updating the pom to the tzdata version.
We will want to get this deployed to central so it can be used from the build, and whenever we update tzdata we'll push a new jar to central.
The current (as of 6170c5e) maven goal does not work. For testing, do:
With the correct 2013c version of tzdata, the offset should be +0300. (At 678a355,
I think this is fixed in db1b1bb. Let me know if it's still not working.
$ TZ=Asia/Gaza jruby -e 'puts Time.local(2008,3,29)'