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IV66151: MKTIME() DOES NOT RETURN -1 WITH POSIX TIMEZONE

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APAR status

  • Closed as fixed if next.

Error description

  • In some cases with dates less than 1970-01-01, and with
    TZ set to a POSIX time zone specification (e.g. JST-9),
    mktime(3) may return negative values other than -1.  Note
    that this APAR does not apply for Olson TZ values (e.g.
    Asia/Tokyo).
    

Local fix

  • N/A
    

Problem summary

  • Fix for mktime() time API where mktime was not returning -1 for
    POSIX timezone.
    

Problem conclusion

Temporary fix

Comments

  • This APAR is being closed FIN. This means that a solution to
    this APAR is expected to be delivered from IBM in a release
    (if any) to be available within the next 24 months.
    

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IV66151

  • Reported component name

    AIX V7.1

  • Reported component ID

    5765H4000

  • Reported release

    710

  • Status

    CLOSED FIN

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Submitted date

    2014-10-21

  • Closed date

    2014-11-20

  • Last modified date

    2015-05-20

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

    IV67063 IV67103

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    AIX V7.1

  • Fixed component ID

    5765H4000

Applicable component levels

  • R710 PSY U869596

       UP15/05/20 I 1000



Document information

More support for: AIX Enterprise Edition

Software version: 710

Operating system(s): AIX

Reference #: IV66151

Modified date: 20 May 2015