Happy 1234567890 everyone!

Chris Adams cmadams at hiwaay.net
Fri Feb 13 21:08:12 CST 2009


Once upon a time, Joe Greco <jgreco at ns.sol.net> said:
> FreeBSD used a 64-bit time_t for the AMD64 port pretty much right away.
> On the flip side, it used a 32-bit time_t for the Alpha port.  I guess
> someone predicted "it wouldn't be a problem."

Tru64 on Alpha uses a 32 bit time_t (they have their own time64_t and
time64() call), so I expect *BSD and Linux on Alpha stayed with 32 bit
time_t for compatibility (Linux at least could run many Tru64 binaries).
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Chris Adams <cmadams at hiwaay.net>
Systems and Network Administrator - HiWAAY Internet Services
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