[ILUG] C compilation error
murtaghn at tcd.ie
Sat Jan 26 22:35:59 GMT 2002
On Saturday 26 January 2002 22:26, you wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 26, 2002 at 09:53:39PM +0000, Nick Murtagh wrote:
> > What exactly is localtime() supposed to do? As far as i can tell
> > localtime takes a parameter of type time_t. What about
> > tp = localtime(time());
> no, it takes a pointer to a parameter of type time_t. never knew why -
> it makes that call impossible - localtime(time(NULL)) - which is annoying.
> but it is a pointer to time_t which is an important distinction.
doh! i sometimes wonder how the people who came up with this stuff
intended it to be used....
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