Issue #5296 has been reported by Diebels Alternative.

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Bug #5296: Incompatability with DateTime#strptime Segmentation Fault when parsing string
http://redmine.ruby-lang.org/issues/5296

Author: Diebels Alternative
Status: Open
Priority: Normal
Assignee: 
Category: 
Target version: 
ruby -v: 1.9.3-preview


Loading development environment (Rails 3.0.10)
 :001 > DateTime.strptime
 => Mon, 01 Jan -4712 00:00:00 +0000 
 :002 > DateTime.strptime(nil)
TypeError: can't convert nil into String
 :003 > DateTime.strptime(nil,"%m/%d/%Y")
TypeError: can't convert nil into String
 :004 > DateTime.strptime("df","%m/%d/%Y")
(irb):4: [BUG] Segmentation fault
ruby 1.9.3dev (2011-07-31 revision 32789) [i686-linux]

-- Control frame information -----------------------------------------------
c:0029 p:---- s:-305020823 b:0105 l:000104 d:000104 CFUNC  :strptime

Under 1.9.2:

ruby-1.9.2-p290 :003 > DateTime.strptime("df","%m/%d/%Y")
ArgumentError: invalid date



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