Problem with DHCLIENT vs 64-bit time_t

John Baldwin jhb at
Mon Feb 23 10:42:34 PST 2004

On Sunday 22 February 2004 05:14 pm, Dag-Erling Smørgrav wrote:
> Marcel Moolenaar <marcel at> writes:
> > This code is then obviously also broken on amd64 and ia64 [...]
> yep, if they have 64-bit time_t.

They are little endian though, so treating a time_t * as an int32_t* directly 
still works ok (for some value of works).  That is why only sparc64 has a 
catastrophic failure.

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