[openssl-users] Not Before and Not After Date format for openssl API X509_gmtime_adj

Viktor Dukhovni openssl-users at dukhovni.org
Thu Jul 16 05:06:52 UTC 2015

On Wed, Jul 15, 2015 at 01:33:08AM +0000, Salz, Rich wrote:

> >if ASN1_TINE_set_string() avoids that limitation,  despite Victor's suggestion to never use it.
> It does avoid the limitation, using only |struct tm| to hold parsed fields, and not building a |time_t| from it.  Not sure why Viktor doesn't like it. It seems to me it's the only portable thing to ues.

Let's not confuse "Victor Wagner" and "Viktor Dukhovni". :-)

In Victor Wagner's defense, time_t with only 32 bits should be
getting increasingly rare.

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