Happy 1234567890 everyone!
Sachs, Marcus Hans (Marc)
marcus.sachs at verizon.com
Sat Feb 14 07:09:14 CST 2009
What about embedded systems (I'm thinking PCS, SCADA, ICS, etc.) that run a micro version of *nix? Wonder how many of them will still be warm but confused in January of 2038?
From: Florian Weimer [mailto:fw at deneb.enyo.de]
Sent: Saturday, February 14, 2009 8:01 AM
To: Mark Andrews
Cc: NANOG list
Subject: Re: Happy 1234567890 everyone!
* Mark Andrews:
> In message <ef3daad70902131706x2277ac5fp5cc243ffff354998 at mail.gmail.com>, Nathan Malynn writes:
>> Question about 2k38: Aren't most Unixoid systems using 64-bit clocks now?
> No. Even if they were you have 32 bit timestamps in lots
> of things that have to be handled even if time/time64 returns
> a 64 bit timestamp.
Those values can often be interpreted as unsigned, so we get another
68 years. By then, hopefully, the required protocol updates can be
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