DYSIZE(3) Linux Programmer s Manual DYSIZE(3)

NAME dysize - get number of days for a given year

SYNOPSIS #include <time.h>

int dysize(int year);

Feature Test Macro Requirements for glibc (see feature_test_macros(7)):


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. Dont use it in new programs. The SCO version of this function had a year-2000 problem.

SEE ALSO strftime(3)

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GNU 2007-07-26 DYSIZE(3)