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Id: 26872
Status: resolved
Priority: 0/
Queue: DateManip

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Requestors: agianni [...] buffalo.edu
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Severity: Normal
Broken in: 5.44
Fixed in: (no value)



Subject: Edge case: 12/26/9999 - 12/31/9999 return invalid year on call to UnixDate
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I know this is a total edge case, but I'm working on a system that tracks data with no end date by using the date 12/31/9999. I'm taking input as MM/DD/YYYY and using ParseDate and UnixDate to reformat for storage like this: UnixDate(ParseDate('12/31/9999'), '%Q'); This generates an error: ERROR: Invalid year (10000) at /Library/Perl/5.8.6/Date/Manip.pm line 5507 Date::Manip::Date_FixYear(10000) called at /Library/Perl/5.8.6/Date/Manip.pm line 3359 Date::Manip::Date_WeekOfYear(1, 7, 10000, 1) called at /Library/Perl/5.8.6/Date/Manip.pm line 1825 Date::Manip::UnixDate('9999123100:00:00', '%Q') called at manip.pl line 8 I'm not sure I actually expect this to be fixed, but it seems it ought to work.
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The documentation makes mention of this problem (and explains where it comes from) and states that it will NOT be fixed.


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