zdump on 64bit architectures being worked on?
stuart at stuartbishop.net
Sat Oct 11 08:27:54 UTC 2008
On Wed, Oct 8, 2008 at 11:51 PM, Stuart Bishop <stuart at stuartbishop.net> wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 8, 2008 at 11:32 PM, Olson, Arthur David (NIH/NCI) [E]
> <olsona at dc37a.nci.nih.gov> wrote:
>> As far as I know, zdump is working on 64-bit systems. Do note that time_t structures typically contain "year" elements that are less than 64 bits wide; when this is the case, very very negative and very very positive time_t values are associated with years that can't be represented using time_t's; this is why zdump shows "NULL" for these values.
Looking further, I'm getting particularly nonsensical output for some
timezones. It doesn't seem that useful, even if it is the expected
$ zdump -v EST
EST -9223372036854775808 = NULL
EST -9223372036854689408 = NULL
EST 9223372036854689407 = NULL
EST 9223372036854775807 = NULL
Stuart Bishop <stuart at stuartbishop.net>
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