misc/global-tz: new port
The Global Time Zone Database (global-tz) is a fork of the IANA Time
Zone Database with expanded best-effort historical data for some time
zones whose clocks have agreed with other time zones since 1970.
In an up to date default FreeBSD installation /usr/share/zoneinfo
contains the most recent IANA tzdb release as well as compatibility
links for time zones that existed in previous IANA tzdb releases (from
the "backward" file in the distribution). FreeBSD releases have never
included the out of scope pre-1970 historical data (from the "backzone"
file in the distribution). This is the same approach as taken by most
other open source projects that distribute the IANA Time Zone Database.
The global-tz fork was prompted by the controversial decision by the
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