From: r_z_aret on
On Mon, 25 Jan 2010 16:06:03 +0100, "Larry" <dontmewithme(a)>

>is there any way to convert this to gmtime_s??
>// getDateTime (Fri, 10 Oct 2008 14:41:59 GMT)
>string getDateTime(void)
> time_t rawtime;
> struct tm * timeinfo;
> time(&rawtime);
> timeinfo = gmtime(&rawtime);
> char buffer[30];
> strftime(buffer,30,"%a, %d %b %Y %X GMT",timeinfo);
> return static_cast<string>(buffer);
>I cannot work out why VC++ is throwing so many warnings about that!

You may get more help if you give us at least a sample of the
warnings, and are more explicit about the meaning of "that".

You are returning a pointer to buffer, which goes out of scope when
the function returns. That could be a problem, but we can't see enough
code to be sure.


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