[tz] problems with unsigned 32-bit time_t coming up

Ian Abbott abbotti at mev.co.uk
Wed May 29 09:55:39 UTC 2013

On 2013-05-27 22:58, Paul Eggert wrote:
> I vaguely recalled someone reporting trouble with the tz database
> on NetBSD or some other BSD in the past few months.  The gist of it
> was that this platform has 32-bit 'long' and 64-bit 'time_t', and
> the tz code didn't play nicely on such a system.

Just FYI, the fairly new "X32" ABI for Linux also has 32-bit 'long' (and 
32-bit pointers) and 64-bit 'time_t', so that's another system 
architecture the code could be tested on.

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