[docs] [issue9811] strftime strips '%' from unknown format codes on OS X
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Wed May 18 09:53:22 CEST 2011
Marc-Andre Lemburg <mal at egenix.com> added the comment:
Santoso Wijaya wrote:
> Santoso Wijaya <santoso.wijaya at gmail.com> added the comment:
> `strftime` does not, indeed, seem to define what behaviour it is supposed to do when given non-supported format characters. Under Windows, in fact, it will crash the runtime (see: issue #10762).
According to POSIX, it is defined to be undefined:
If a conversion specification does not correspond to any of the above, the
behavior is undefined.
Of course, crashing the runtime is not a good way to interpret this ;-)
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