[tz] Decoding timezone data

Ian Abbott abbotti at mev.co.uk
Tue Nov 8 12:26:03 UTC 2011

On 2011-11-08 12:14, Clive D.W. Feather wrote:
> Zefram said:
>>> As an aside, maybe tzfile.5 should use exact-width integer type names
>>> from C99 stdint.h, such as "int32_t" instead of "long".
> One issue is that the exact-width integer types don't exist on all systems
> and so aren't required by C99.

Well it would just be for documentation purposes to describe the layout
rather than for implementation purposes.  The in-file ttinfo array can't
(typically or portably) be represented by an actual array of a C struct
type anyway.

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