posix conformance for strftime()

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Wed Mar 24 21:21:00 GMT 2004

On Mar 24 20:13, Ghanshyam wrote:
> Hi all,
> I found some problem in strftime system call with respect to following
> assertion defined in "IEEE std 2003.1 -1992 Test methods for measuring
> conformance to POSIX-part1" document:
> 07(A)	A call to strftime() sets the external variable tzname[0] to point	
> 	to the standard time-zone designation and
> 	tzname[1] to point to the summer time-zone designation corresponding to
> 	the current value of the TZ
> 	environment variable.
> ********It doesnt set the values of tzname[0] and tzname[1]. The old
> values are retained.
> I have gone through the code and found that perhaps code is not written to
> set the values of tzname[0] and tzname[1] according to TZ environment
> variable. Isnt it?

While you're looking through the Cygwin source code anyway, why don't
you go just one step further and contribute patches?

See http://cygwin.com/contrib.html


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