Back to the Future - 64-bit time_t on sparc64

Garance A Drosihn drosih at
Thu Feb 19 19:29:28 PST 2004

At 3:57 PM -0500 2/19/04, Ken Smith wrote:
>I'm walking through it right now (make buildkernel is running...)
>on an Ultra-60 that should be capable of doing the 64-btt release
>builds I offered to do earlier.  If all goes well I might be able
>to get an ISO built over the weekend.

If you're running with the latest snapshot of -current, then
the installworld_newk and installworld_oldk will not be quite
right.  /usr/src/Makefile.inc1 recently changed, and I needed
to change the scripts to work with either format.

I've just uploaded new versions of:

Which have been updated to reflect all the issues I know about.
I have to wait for my own latest buildworld to finish before I
can say I fully tested the changes to the scripts, but I think
they should work better than the previous versions (as far as
the new Makefile.inc1 is concerned, at least).

I think this version of UPDATING.64BTT file is about as polished
as I intend to get it.

My basic plan is to commit these three files to /usr/src on
March 1st.  This wouldn't actually change anything, it would
just make the files available as part of the src tree.  Then,
at some later date (march 4th?  march 8th?  even later?), we'd
commit the change to /usr/src/sys/sparc64/include/_types.h
which makes the switch, and add an entry in /usr/src/UPDATING
to point sparc64 users to these two files.

Does this seem reasonable?

Garance Alistair Drosehn            =   gad at
Senior Systems Programmer           or  gad at
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute    or  drosih at

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