[tz] Minor (unimportant really) technical UB bug in strftime() ?

Ian Abbott abbotti at mev.co.uk
Thu Nov 10 10:16:27 UTC 2022

On 09/11/2022 23:34, Guy Harris via tz wrote:
> On Nov 9, 2022, at 3:07 PM, Clive D.W. Feather via tz <tz at iana.org> wrote:
>>     trap  representation.
> Does the C specification allow for a C implementation on a hypothetical load-store architecture machine in which:
> 	a byte is 8 bits plus an "initialized bit";
> 	the "uninitialize" instruction has a memory-location operand, and clears the initialized bit;
> 	a store instruction set the initialized bit on all bytes to which it stores;
> 	a load instruction traps if any of the bytes from which it's loading doesn't have the initialized bit set?

Uninitialized objects may be smaller than a byte, so this hypothetical 
machine would require one "initialized" flag per bit, not one per byte.

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