On Wed, 2009-03-18 at 11:46 -0400, Bob McConnell wrote:
> From: Paul M Foster
> > On Tue, Mar 17, 2009 at 08:52:11PM -0700, Jason Todd Slack-Moehrle
> wrote:
> > 
> >> Hi All,
> >>
> >> Does anyone have code and/or advice for how to get get the current
> >> week (with a passed current day, say) and what then end date is at
> >> Saturday.
> >>
> >> So take today: Tuesday March 17, 2009
> >>
> >> I want to get:
> >> Sunday March 15, 2009
> >> Monday March 16, 2009
> >> Tuesday March 17, 2009
> >> Wednesday March 18, 2009
> >> Thursday March 19, 2009
> >> Friday March 20, 2009
> >> Saturday March 21, 2009
> > 
> > I just answered a question similar to this. You might check the
> > archives. In this case, you'll need to use the getdate() function (see
> > php.net/manual/en/ for details) to get the array of values for today
> > (like the day of the month, month number, year, etc.). The getdate()
> > function returns an array, one of whose members is 'wday', which is
> the
> > day of the week, starting with 0 for Sunday. Use that number to
> > determine how many days to go back from today. Then use mktime() to
> get
> > the timestamps for each day in turn. You feed mktime() values from the
> > getdate() call. Then you can use strftime() or something else to print
> > out the dates in whatever format, given the timestamps you got.
> > 
> > Be careful in feeding values to mktime(). If your week spans a
> > month or year boundary, you'll need to compensate for it when giving
> > mktime() month numbers, day numbers and year numbers.
> 
> You also need to be aware that on 32 bit Unix and Linux systems the
> behavior of mktime() on dates after Jan 18, 2038 is undefined. The 32
> bit counter overflows early on the 19th, so any value returned is
> invalid. This is not a problem on 64 bit systems.
> 
> We ran into this recently because Support was defining "never expire" as
> Today plus 30 years. A couple of sites started reporting problems about
> two months ago.

But the solution doesn't even require mktime().

Cheers,
Rob.
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