Re: [hackers] [quark][PATCH] Fix strftime error handling

From: Laslo Hunhold <>
Date: Sun, 10 Jul 2022 08:45:56 +0200

On Fri, 8 Jul 2022 11:12:17 -0700
robert <> wrote:

Dear Robert,

> Unlike snprintf, strftime buffer contents are undefined when it fails,
> so make sure the buffer is null-terminated. To prevent garbage from
> being printed out, we simply set the timestamp to the empty string,
> but maybe setting it to "unknown time" or something similar would be
> better. Either way, I don't think this can fail until year 10000, so
> it's not a big deal.

nice catch, thanks! I'll merge it with the next window.

With best regards

Received on Sun Jul 10 2022 - 08:45:56 CEST

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