How widespread is this time-conversion bug?

Vadim Vygonets vadik at
Sun Feb 7 00:51:35 UTC 1999

Quoth D. J. Bernstein on Sat, Feb 06, 1999:
> I wonder when these bugs were added. The tz code looks fine. I thought
> BSD/OS was using tz; did they switch to another library?

BSD/OS uses a very old version of tz.  I integrated tz 1999b into
BSD/OS 4.0, and will soon send BSDI the patches.


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The art in this case was probably pottery.
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