proposed tz changes for Mongolia, Jan Mayen, Chagos, Indonesia, etc.
atatat at atatdot.net
Thu May 31 15:34:42 UTC 2001
>Here are proposed changes to the tz code and data. The most pressing
>ones are those for Mongolia, Jan Mayen, and Chagos, as the current UTC
>offsets are incorrect. Also, these changes affect the current time
>zone abbreviations for Indonesia.
>The other changes cover historical data, minor porting glitches for
>the code, and the web page describing tz.
>As usual, thanks to everyone who wrote in; it couldn't be done without you!
>* Add support for non-POSIX systems that lack sys/stat.h.
>* Add instructions for OSF1 V5.0 cc (which mishandles 'const').
i just realized that i never sent in the change i made in netbsd. it
was discovered that setting the TZ environment variable to the empty
string and then calling ctime() would cause a core dump (either via a
bus error or a segmentation fault) on some architectures. the
attached patch eliminated the problem.
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--- localtime.c-orig Thu Mar 29 08:29:54 2001
+++ localtime.c Thu May 31 11:33:13 2001
@@ -976,6 +976,8 @@ tzset P((void))
lclptr->leapcnt = 0; /* so, we're off a little */
lclptr->timecnt = 0;
+ lclptr->typecnt = 0;
+ lclptr->ttis.tt_isdst = 0;
lclptr->ttis.tt_gmtoff = 0;
lclptr->ttis.tt_abbrind = 0;
(void) strcpy(lclptr->chars, gmt);
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