64-bit time_t must go--this is non-negotiable

Garrett Wollman wollman at khavrinen.lcs.mit.edu
Fri Jun 18 15:35:47 UTC 2004

<<On Thu, 17 Jun 2004 21:54:39 -0700, Paul Eggert <eggert at CS.UCLA.EDU> said:

> I just checked Usenet, and FreeBSD started talking about the change to
> 64-bit time_t in 2001 and decided to do it one architecture at a time
> (sparc64 made the transition earlier this year).  They're even making
> noises about using 64-bit time_t for x86, though that sounds a bit
> extreme.

I expect to see this in all tier-1 architectures in FreeBSD 6.  All
64-bit architectures except Alpha, which is moribund, have it now.


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