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Re: Silly season

  • From: Richard Steenbergen
  • Date: Thu Dec 23 02:39:37 1999

On Wed, Dec 22, 1999 at 11:47:23PM -0700, Wayne Bouchard wrote:
> 
> > PS. Btw, do you remember the date of 2035 year when UNIX systems can face the
> > REAL time problem? -:)
> 
> Well, of course, THAT one will be relatively easy to fix provided
> someone perks up now.. Just declare the thing to be a 64 bit integer
> and put off the problem for another couplea hundred years.

Actually a signed 64 bit time_t would last until the year 292271025015AD.

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