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Date: Wed, 21 Jun 2023 14:41:52 -0700
From: enh <>
To: Guy Harris <>
Cc: Paul Eggert <>, Time zone mailing list <>,
Subject: Re: [tz] thread-safe localtime() for an arbitrary timezone

On Wed, Jun 21, 2023 at 1:33 PM Guy Harris <> wrote:

> On Jun 21, 2023, at 1:17 PM, enh <> wrote:
> > NetBSD exposes its `struct _dirdesc` but FreeBSD/OpenBSD don't (though
> they use the same name for the private struct).
> Then I vote for doing as FreeBSD and OpenBSD and CupertinoBSD and systems
> using glibc do with DIR, rather than as NetBSD does with DIR, and have
> whatever the handle for a tzdb region is called be a pointer to an opaque
> structure.

you were right first time about macOS --- it's in the NetBSD camp (well, it
inlines the struct definition in the typedef, so effectively the same).

i haven't looked at glibc, but musl is in the
FreeBSD/OpenBSD/MountainViewBsdOnLinux camp, so i assume glibc is too :-)

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