script for seconds in given month?

attn.steven.kuo at attn.steven.kuo at
Mon Apr 16 20:11:08 CEST 2007

On Apr 16, 10:18 am, s... at wrote:
>     Matt> from time import mktime
>     Matt> def secondsInMonth(year, month):
>     Matt>     s1 = mktime((year,month,1,0,0,0,0,0,-1))
>     Matt>     s2 = mktime((year,month+1,1,0,0,0,0,0,-1))
>     Matt>     return s2-s1
> Probably won't work if month==12. ;-)
> Skip

Actually, mktime as described in the C Standard does not
restrict members such as tm_mon of struct tm to the
range 0-11 (1-12 for the corresponding entry in the
time tuple in Python).  So the underlying struct in
CPython may be normalized and return a perfectly valid
time even if month is > 12.


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