Problem with DHCLIENT vs 64-bit time_t

Dag-ErlingSmørgrav des at
Sun Feb 22 22:13:01 PST 2004

Garance A Drosihn <drosih at> writes:
> When comparing the warnings from i386 to those from sparc64,
> sparc64 sees about 50 extra warnings about:
>      warning: cast increases required alignment of target type
> Would this be a possible cause of inconsistent (and usually broken)
> behavior in a program?  Do we need to try to fix all of those?

Probably.  I'm not sure it's worth it.  The code looks like whoever
wrote it knew zip about C.  You should try to get a newer version
imported and hope the ISC fixed it themselves.

Dag-Erling Smørgrav - des at

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