[tz] [PROPOSED] GNOME glib bug fix installed

Joseph Myers jsm at polyomino.org.uk
Mon Jun 11 21:10:35 UTC 2018

On Mon, 11 Jun 2018, Paul Eggert wrote:

> The bug fix was merged into glib master today.  Since it’s four
> years after the fix was proposed (!), push back an estimate of
> when we can remove the workaround.  Also, adjust to GNOME bug
> renumbering.

It's not just glib possibly affected by overflows with such timestamps; 
cf. glibc bug 19738, for example (fixed for 32-bit time_t by always using 
64-bit times internally for tz file processing, probably not fixed for 
64-bit with such extreme times).

Joseph S. Myers
jsm at polyomino.org.uk

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