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1 files changed, 12 insertions, 2 deletions
diff --git a/text2pcap.c b/text2pcap.c
index 848c213c79..87a3e90680 100644
--- a/text2pcap.c
+++ b/text2pcap.c
@@ -1469,6 +1469,7 @@ parse_options (int argc, char *argv[])
{"version", no_argument, NULL, 'v'},
{0, 0, 0, 0 }
};
+ struct tm *now_tm;
#ifdef _WIN32
arg_list_utf_16to8(argc, argv);
@@ -1833,8 +1834,17 @@ parse_options (int argc, char *argv[])
}
ts_sec = time(0); /* initialize to current time */
- /* We trust the OS to return a time after the Epoch. */
- timecode_default = *localtime(&ts_sec);
+ now_tm = localtime(&ts_sec);
+ if (now_tm == NULL) {
+ /*
+ * This shouldn't happen - on UN*X, this should Just Work, and
+ * on Windows, it won't work if ts_sec is before the Epoch,
+ * but it's long after 1970, so....
+ */
+ fprintf(stderr, "localtime(right now) failed\n");
+ return EXIT_FAILURE;
+ }
+ timecode_default = *now_tm;
timecode_default.tm_isdst = -1; /* Unknown for now, depends on time given to the strptime() function */
/* Display summary of our state */