zdump on 64bit architectures being worked on?

Nicolas Alvarez nicolas.alvarez at gmail.com
Wed Oct 8 21:45:09 UTC 2008

Olson, Arthur David (NIH/NCI) [E] wrote:
> As far as I know, zdump is working on 64-bit systems. Do note that time_t
> structures typically contain "year" elements that are less than 64 bits
> wide; when this is the case, very very negative and very very positive
> time_t values are associated with years that can't be represented using
> time_t's; this is why zdump shows "NULL" for these values.

You probably mean some other structure name. time_t is just a typedef for an
integer type, doesn't have "year elements" :)

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