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Subject: strptime returns negative month for certain inputs
Date: Sat, 28 Jul 2018 13:12:56 -0700
To: bug-TimeDate [...] rt.cpan.org
From: Jim Avera <jim.avera [...] gmail.com>
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Hello, Date::Parse::strptime("199001") returns -1 for the month.  This looks like a bug, as the docs say undef should be returned for missing fields (or an empty list if the input is not valid). Actually I was hoping that it would recognize YYYYMM as a partial date (with day omitted). In any case, negative results don't seem right. Date::Parse Version 2.30 Perl v5.26 perl -MDate::Parse -MData::Dumper -wE 'my @a=strptime("199001"); say Dumper(@a);' $VAR1 = undef; $VAR2 = undef; $VAR3 = undef; $VAR4 = '1'; $VAR5 = -1; $VAR6 = 90; $VAR7 = undef;


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