Back to the Future - 64-bit time_t on sparc64
kensmith at cse.Buffalo.EDU
Thu Feb 19 19:49:54 PST 2004
On Thu, Feb 19, 2004 at 10:29:20PM -0500, Garance A Drosihn wrote:
> 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.
Hmm. I didn't need installworld_oldk because everything was local
drives. installworld_newk seemed to work just fine, though I haven't
tried to rebuild post-64btt transition yet.
> I think this version of UPDATING.64BTT file is about as polished
> as I intend to get it.
It was fine for me. :-)
> 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?
Sounds good to me. I don't see any hints on when 5.3R will be in
the Web files but we'd need a fair chunk of time to get ports built
and tested. Though why commit the change to _types.h after you
commit the other files? I kind of doubt anyone would notice them
in the repo until you make the change to UPDATING.
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