[tz] Reading binary files
apb at cequrux.com
Wed Nov 2 15:27:50 UTC 2011
On Wed, 02 Nov 2011, Bennett Todd wrote:
> As far as I know, the choices for a high-speed
> timezone-switching implementation, thread-safe, are going to
> a different implementation (I don't know what would be best)
> or stashing the zoneinfo conversion in a separate process as a
> server, a tz conversion service.
Christos Zoulas posted a proposed API and patches in October 2010.
For example, localtime_rz() is like localtime() but it takes extra
args giving a pointer to a buffer that will hold the result, and a
data structure describing the timezone.
--apb (Alan Barrett)
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