DYSIZE

Section: Linux Programmer's Manual (3)
Updated: November 12, 2001
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NAME

dysize - get number of days for a given year  

SYNOPSIS

#define _BSD_SOURCE /* or: #define _SVID_SOURCE */
#include <time.h>

int dysize(int year);

 

DESCRIPTION

The function returns 365 for a normal year and 366 for a leap year. The calculation for leap year is based on:

(year) %4 == 0 && ((year) %100 != 0 || (year) %400 == 0)

The formula is defined in the macro __isleap(year) also found in <time.h>.  

CONFORMING TO

This function occurs in SunOS 4.x.  

NOTES

This is a compatibility function only. Don't use it in new programs. The SCO version of this function had a year-2000 problem.  

SEE ALSO

strftime(3), time(3)


 

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