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Re: make: control utc value used for :{gm,local}time

Christos Zoulas <> wrote:

> On Jan 14,  1:37pm, (Simon J Gerraty) wrote:
> -- Subject: make: control utc value used for :{gm,local}time
> | The :gmtime and :localtime modifiers in make would be more useful if the
> | value of utc used could be controlled.
> | For example, using the mtime of a file obtained via 'stat -s'
> | 
> | The patch below allows for this - as the unit-test shows:
> Sure, but why not generalize it and pass a timezone?

Doesn't really fit into strftime, or any of the other routines involved.
localtime() should deal with the common use case anyway.


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