strptime

Robert Collins robert.collins@itdomain.com.au
Wed Jan 16 14:42:00 GMT 2002


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----- Original Message -----
From: "Christopher Faylor" <cgf@redhat.com>
To: <newlib-patches@sources.redhat.com>; <cygwin-patches@cygwin.com>
> I'm not wild about some of the changes that indent made to times.cc.
> A lot of the changes are nice but some of the formatting doesn't
> seem right to me.

I ran indent to get my code right... and got a big surprise :].

> Can I ask where this strptime came from?  Is this a new work?  If
> so maybe we want to just incorporate a strptime from FreeBSD.  An
> in-use strptime would have a known track record and should have
> most bugs shaken out of it.

>From scratch. I needed it for patchutils. I'm happy for someone to grab
an existing BSD licenced one instead.

Rob



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