[tz] tzcode: uninitialized sp->charcnt gives clang analyzer warning

John Hawkinson jhawk at alum.mit.edu
Tue Aug 10 23:17:51 UTC 2021

Paul Eggert via tz <tz at iana.org> wrote on Tue, 10 Aug 2021
at 19:11:21 EDT in <5d0f0b15-0f0f-8d67-3da5-d5fbcdbb6989 at cs.ucla.edu>:

> Patches like those are best circulated on this mailing list, as I don't
> often look at GitHub requests. (I wish there was some way to for GitHub to
> inform patch-submitters of this, but there doesn't seem to be.)

As noted by me on the list last year nearly a year ago:


looks like I accidently dropped the final character in a copy/paste error, sorry about that:

> Date: Sat, 15 Aug 2020 18:52:58 -0400
> From: John Hawkinson <jhawk at alum.mit.edu>
> To: Paul Eggert <eggert at cs.ucla.edu>, Victor Perov <vic.gald at gmail.com>
> Cc: Time zone mailing list <tz at iana.org>
> Subject: Re: [tz] Change Request: Europe/Kiev to Europe/Kyiv
> Message-ID: <20200815225258.GA62055 at alum.mit.edu>
> Paul Eggert <eggert at cs.ucla.edu> wrote on Sat, 15 Aug 2020
> at 18:19:08 EDT in <cefc7f01-a3e9-f2a4-9ab9-5288147f994a at cs.ucla.edu>:
> > Thanks for bringing that to the mailing list (if I could shut off GitHub
> > pull requests I would).
> Although you cannot do so, we can handle them a little bit better.
> Please see https://docs.github.com/en/github/building-a-strong-community/creating-a-pull-request-template-for-your-repositor
> You can create a template that explains to a would-be pull request submitter than pull requests will be closed and the project uses the mailing list for development discussions. ("I understand that the tz project does not use pull requests on github, and that if I enter a pull request here, it will be closed and I will be directed to send email to tz at iana.org.")

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