Back to the Future - 64-bit time_t on sparc64

Marcel Moolenaar marcel at
Thu Feb 19 13:47:46 PST 2004

On Thu, Feb 19, 2004 at 02:45:33PM -0500, Garance A Drosihn wrote:
> I would like to think we would flip the switch before March 15th,
> but we still have a few details to pin down.  For one, someone
> just totally reformatted /usr/src/Makefile.inc1, so I need to
> adjust my installworld_*k scripts to make sure they work right
> for either format.  And for two, I'd like to pin down the problem
> with dhclient.

This suggests that we better do it sooner rather than later.

> Well, more seriously, I would prefer a weekday because so many
> other changes get tossed in on weekends, and we obviously have
> to make this change sometime SOON if we're going to have it in
> before 5.3-release.

Yes. You want to give porters a chance to fix port breakages
because of this. Next week sounds fine to me....

 Marcel Moolenaar	  USPA: A-39004		 marcel at

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