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[Bug-gnulib] Re: new module: time_r; plus fixes for timegm, mktime, strf

From: Simon Josefsson
Subject: [Bug-gnulib] Re: new module: time_r; plus fixes for timegm, mktime, strftime
Date: Sat, 06 Sep 2003 12:49:55 +0200
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Paul Eggert <address@hidden> writes:

> Simon Josefsson <address@hidden> writes:
>> Thanks for looking into it!
> You're welcome.  Here's a proposed patch to implement what I described
> earlier.  It adds a new module, time_r, to implement replacements for
> localtime_r, gmtime_r, etc. on hosts that don't have them, or that
> have functions that are incompatible with the POSIX signature.
> I've tested the resulting timegm function on a wide variety of
> timestamps, including extremal ones, on various versions of Solaris
> and GNU/Linux.  There are also some cleanups for mktime and strftime,
> since they can use localtime_r/gmtime_r if available.  I haven't
> tested these cleanups yet, but will before installing this.

I had some troubles applying the patch, but when it is installed I can
test it too on a few platforms.  Thanks!

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