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

Brian Inglis Brian.Inglis@SystematicSw.ab.ca
Wed Oct 26 03:05:48 GMT 2022

On 2022-10-25 04:38, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Oct 24 17:50, Brian Inglis wrote:
>> 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
>> functionality.
> Sounds ok to me on second thought.  Pushed.


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