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From: Jeff Garland (jeff_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-01-26 22:37:43
On Wed, 26 Jan 2005 17:20:40 +0100, Wolfgang Fertsak wrote
> If a date object is constructed from an invalid date(e.g. Feb 29th,
> 2005) and the values are specified in the constructor, an exception
> is thrown. If the object is constructed from a string representation
> with from_string(), no exception is thrown and the object has the
> next valid date (in this case Mar 1st, 2005).
> Is this a bug or a feature?
That would be a bug. Note that the only invalid dates that will do this are
non-leap year Feb 29 dates. That is, strDate("2005-02-30") will throw the
I'm afraid I can't check in a fix just at the moment, but it's a one line fix
if you want to patch it:
Change line 146 of boost/date_time/date_parsing.hpp from
< return date_type(ymd);
> return date_type(ymd.year, ymd.month, ymd.day);
With this change you'll get the exception for the feb 29th's as well. Thanks
for the report.
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