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Re: Japanese Official New Era Date Package Updates May Be Needed Tomorrow




On 2019-04-30 12:13, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Apr 30 18:26, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>> On Apr 30 07:00, Brian Inglis wrote:
>>> Subpackages for sqlite3 and mingw may need updated from the latest ICU release.
>>> Packages unicode-cldr-emoji-annotation, unicode-ucd, and fonts used in Japanese,
>>> may also need updated as below.
>>> Not sure if any GUI date or locale packages need updated.
>>>
>>> Add new Windows Era if you are on W10 1809, and maybe W7 and earlier, if still
>>> unpatched:
>>>
>>> HKLM_SYS_CCS_Control_Nls_Calendars_Japanese_Eras.reg
>>> 8< ------------------------------ >8
>>> Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
>>>
>>> [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Nls\Calendars\Japanese\Eras]
>>> "2019 05 01"="令和_㋿_Reiwa_R"
>>> 8< ------------------------------ >8
>>>
>>> New era name gengo 令和/㋿/Reiwa/R announced Mar 31 goes into effect May 1
>>> R1.5.1 令和元年; H31.5.1 is an R1 bug; see
>>
>> The Cygwin era info is in Cygwin itself to be compatible with glibc, not
>> fetched from Windows, .  I have a patch in the loop to update Cygwin
>> with the new era data, but a new Cygwin version may have to wait until
>> June, sorry.
> 
> No, it's ok, I'll release 3.0.7 today.

Thanks - you beat the W10 1809 release channel update:
https://support.microsoft.com/en-hk/help/4495667/windows-10-update-kb4495667
which includes the Era changes:
https://support.microsoft.com/en-hk/help/4469068/summary-of-new-japanese-era-updates-kb4469068

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