Subject: Re: should strptime(3) do calendar calculations?
To: Matthias Drochner <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 09/24/2007 11:25:47
On Mon, 24 Sep 2007, Matthias Drochner wrote:
> The susv3 manpage doesn't state such a requirement. (There
> are appearently no reserved values for "struct tm" meaning
> "not specified" either.)
> Does anybody know of an applicable standard requiring the
> calendar calculations, or are the octave programmers to
> be accused of unportable code?

Most likely the latter - SUS is the standard, and if they don't follow it, 
it's non-standard and thus unportable.

  - Hubert