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Re: date parser

From: Daniel Stenberg <daniel_at_haxx.se>
Date: 2004-01-08 08:14:37 CET

On Wed, 7 Jan 2004, Greg Hudson wrote:

> The current date code is not thread-safe. That's a bug. Nobody cares right
> now because nobody is using the client code in a threaded program, but
> people will care eventually. If we continue to use getdate.y in svn 1.0, we
> will be put in the unpleasant situation of having to (practically) sacrifice
> compatibility in order to get thread-safety.

Making getdate.y thread-safe is not very hard. We already have a thread-safe
version of getdate.y in the curl project:


I'm not taking a position in this discussion, I'm only bringing this info for
others to use or ignore.

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