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RE: [PATCH] Port to 32-bit long + 64-bit time_t

From: rsbecker
Subject: RE: [PATCH] Port to 32-bit long + 64-bit time_t
Date: Wed, 21 Sep 2022 21:01:58 -0400

On September 21, 2022 8:58 PM, Paul Eggert wrote:
>On 9/20/22 18:48, rsbecker@nexbridge.com wrote:
>> I am sorry to say that the %j prefix is not safe or portable. There
>> are major production platforms where this is not supported. I work on
>> one of them.
>Which platform and version? I'd like to document this in Gnulib. Some other GNU
>programs are using %j now so it might make sense for you to file an enhancement
>request at some point, assuming %j is not supported even in the latest version 
>the platform.
>Anyway, thanks, revised GNU Make patch attached; it does not assume %j.

I'm going to back away from complaining on this. The platform I thought did not 
support it was HPE NonStop but it appears that I was looking at an old OS 
version. The current set of supported operating system releases support %j.


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