[PATCH] strftime.c(__strftime): add %q, %v, tests; tweak %Z doc

Brian Inglis Brian.Inglis@SystematicSw.ab.ca
Mon Oct 24 23:50:41 GMT 2022

On 2022-10-24 06:07, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Oct 21 23:13, Brian Inglis wrote:
>> +	case CQ('v'):	/* BSD/OSX/Ruby extension VMS/Oracle date format
>> +			   from Arnold Robbins strftime version 3.0 */
>> +	  { /* %v is equivalent to "%e-%b-%Y", flags and width can change year
>                                                 ^^^^^
>                                                 pad?
>> +	       format. Recurse to avoid need to replicate %b and %Y formation. */
> Sorry for being a nag, but doesn't that introduce an incompatible
> change?  The BSDs don't handle pad and width, they just call
> _fmt("%e-%b-%Y", ...).  Or am I missing how the BSD function works?

Yes if this function was actually BSD-like, but newlib strftime supports all the 
POSIX and GNU flags (including +, which was why why I couldn't add BSD %+ for 
default locale formatting), so I thought I should add POSIX extended year 
handling to support the extended year range and formats required, for 
compatibility with other %Y formatting in that function, and tests of that 

Take care. Thanks, Brian Inglis			Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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