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Re: [PATCH 1/1] Y2038: add function __difftime64

From: Albert ARIBAUD
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/1] Y2038: add function __difftime64
Date: Wed, 1 Aug 2018 11:49:49 +0200

Hi Paul,

Le Fri, 6 Jul 2018 21:45:54 -0700, Paul Eggert <address@hidden> a
écrit :

> Bruno Haible wrote:
> > What would be the benefit of doing so in gnulib? That some, but not all,
> > programs of a Linux distro can claim Y2038-proof-ness before all the rest?  
> Basically that, yes, though the benefit is not limited to Linux kernels. It 
> should work for FreeBSD too. (FreeBSD i386 still hasn't decided what do to 
> about 
> Y2038, I think.) Admittedly this is not that high a priority.

Let me try to sum a few things up.

Gnulib does not provide time_t

Let us consider the simple fact of
having a Y2038-proof time representation.


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