Subject: Re: mktime(3) fails to convert a time in the "spring forward gap"
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Bill Studenmund <email@example.com>
Date: 10/09/2002 11:10:03
On Thu, 10 Oct 2002 firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> >> > It seems NetBSD's (and FreeBSD, at least 4.7-RC's) mktime(3) fails to
> >> > convert a time in the "spring forward gap".
> FWIW, configure.in shipped with the latest GNU tar also checks
> this and rejects NetBSD mktime(3).
Is there any standards input on this? Because it seems to me that what our
mktime is doing is perfectly fine. Those times don't exist on the wall
clock, so we shouldn't accept them. Just like we say don't accept