[fpc-devel] NowUTC in the RTL

Marco van de Voort marcov at stack.nl
Fri Dec 9 11:59:38 CET 2011

In our previous episode, Felipe Monteiro de Carvalho said:
> On Fri, Dec 9, 2011 at 10:39 AM, Marco van de Voort <marcov at stack.nl> wrote:
> > I thought that discussion had established that a timezone based on
> > fpgettimeofday is not reliable on Linux? Yet, I see it in this patch?
> In my tests it worked. What do you propose instead?

Not adding routines to crossplatform interfaces till it is demonstrated it
is properly implementable on all platforms. (or at least *nix, OSX and
Windows, with *nix having some overlap with OS X)

Crossplatform functions which are only stubs on some platforms are useless
and should not be added.

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