[tz] Thread-safe localtime(3) (was Re: Reading binary files)

Guy Harris guy at alum.mit.edu
Wed Nov 2 20:05:28 UTC 2011

On Nov 2, 2011, at 12:49 PM, Bennett Todd wrote:

> Or, if going varargs is tasteless, maybe rename localtime_rz tzconvert, and implementing localtime as a trivial wrapper?

It'd be implemented as a wrapper in any case.  There's already precedent for the _[letters] suffixes, as per my previous mail.  There are a lot of API changes I'd make if I had a time machine, including but not limited to adding a UNIX create()-with-an-e call with three arguments as an alternative to the three-argument open and giving UNIX mktime() since Day One (with a timezone argument), but....

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