FW: 64-bit time_t

Olson, Arthur David (NCI) olsona at dc37a.nci.nih.gov
Thu Jun 10 17:29:32 UTC 1999

-----Original Message-----
From:	Alan Perry [SMTP:esprit at best.com]
Sent:	Tuesday, June 08, 1999 6:00 PM
To:	tz at elsie.nci.nih.gov
Subject:	64-bit time_t

Not sure if this has been discussed before, has anyone been thinking about
the effect of a 64-bit time_t on the zoneinfo file?  It seems that just
substituting a set of 8-byte values for the transition times could result
in really big zoneinfo files, particularly when you consider that there are
many more possible transition times.

alan perry

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