Proposed strftime.c changes for long years

Garrett Wollman wollman at
Thu Sep 9 22:12:03 UTC 2004

<<On Thu, 09 Sep 2004 14:56:44 -0700, Paul Eggert <eggert at CS.UCLA.EDU> said:

> are 64 bits and int is 32 bits, but it doesn't suffice for some other
> cases, e.g., int==long==32 bits and time_t==64 bits (a case that is
> not allowed by C89 but is allowed by C99).

We've talked a bit about doing this for FreeBSD/i386 (so that all
architectures would use the same width time_t), but such a transition
would be so difficult that I doubt it would happen.


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