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Re: RFC [PATCH] BZ#1077902: New API gettimezone
- From: P J P <pj dot pandit at yahoo dot co dot in>
- To: "libc-alpha at sourceware dot org" <libc-alpha at sourceware dot org>
- Date: Fri, 4 Apr 2014 01:30:36 +0800 (SGT)
- Subject: Re: RFC [PATCH] BZ#1077902: New API gettimezone
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- Reply-to: P J P <pj dot pandit at yahoo dot co dot in>
> On Thursday, 3 April 2014 8:15 PM, Paul Eggert wrote:
> Yes, absolutely. Saying "I want to print the contents of /etc/localtime"
> is not a compelling argument.
Heh...who said that?
> Why do you want to print its contents?
Did you see the bug that is listed in the subject line? If not, please see:
> What discovery have you made that would impel us to complicate the API?
Complicate which API?
Btw, you seem to have cross posted your reply to libc-help instead of libc-alpha list. It'll result in distorted list archives, please avoid that.