Ken Pizzini tz. at
Mon Jul 26 23:51:34 UTC 2004

On Mon, Jul 26, 2004 at 03:51:23PM -0400, Olson, Arthur David (NIH/NCI) wrote:
> snprintf's behavior is to return the number of characters that would have
> been generated had the output buffer not been limited.
> That being true, I think the asctime.c below does what Paul intended. Does
> anyone see problems with using this in the next bundle?

The main difference I see is that Paul's can compile and work
on old systems which lack a snprintf().  His code *does* use
the system's snprintf() in just the way you describe, if the
HAVE_SNPRINTF preprocessor feature-test variable claims that
it is available.

		--Ken Pizzini

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