Back to the Future - 64-bit time_t on sparc64

Tillman Hodgson tillman at
Thu Feb 19 06:38:39 PST 2004

On Mon, Feb 16, 2004 at 10:06:16PM -0600, Tillman Hodgson wrote:
>                    I'm currently upgrading to the latest -CURRENT in
> 32-bTT mode. I'm also going through my ports to see if I can weed out
> any that I don't need anymore in order to save time reocmpiling later.

The upgrade to 64bTT went smoothly, with /usr/src being NFS mounted and
/usr/obj being local (I skipped the mount_nfs step for /usr/obj).

The kadmin daemon out of security/krb5 signal 11's repeatedly (it's
launched by inetd) until it's upgraded. Postfix (and thus mailman) don't
seem happy until they're recompiled. Apache+modssl, openvpn and quagga
seemed to work correctly without recompiling (though I did anyway). 

All in all, it's a pretty smooth upgrade. The worst part of it is how
slowly the Ultra 5 compiles due to the slow IDE interface ;-)

I haven't tried a cvsup yet -- cvsup-without-gui is still recompiling.

Is there a rough timeline for when the 64bTT change might go into src?
If it's in the next month or so I won't worry about applying the patch
by hand as I only rebuild world occassionally.


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