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Re: [patch,fortran] Fix corner case where consecutive calls to date_and_time can return times out of sequence (PR30015)

Tobias Burnus <> writes:

> +    struct timezone tzp;
> +
> +    /* Some systems such as HP-UX, do have struct timezone, but
> +       gettimeofday takes void* as the 2nd arg.  However, the
> +       effect of passing anything other than a null pointer is
> +       unspecified on HP-UX.  Configure checks if gettimeofday
> +       actually fails with a non-NULL arg and pretends that
> +       struct timezone is missing if it does fail.  */
> +    if (!gettimeofday (&tp, &tzp))
> +#else
> +    if (!gettimeofday (&tp, (void *) 0))
> +#endif /* HAVE_STRUCT_TIMEZONE  */

The timezone information is never used, why not always passing NULL for
it?  This is the only use of gettimeofday in libgfortran, it would also
make it possible to eliminate a runtime configure check.


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