Re: Summary of the 2038 BoF at DC17
- Date: Fri, 1 Sep 2017 21:31:35 -0300
- From: Henrique de Moraes Holschuh <hmh@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Summary of the 2038 BoF at DC17
On Sat, 02 Sep 2017, Steve McIntyre wrote:
> Massive numbers of libraries are going to need updates, possibly more
> than people realise. Anything embedding a time_t will obviously need
> changing. However, many more structures will embed a timeval or
> timespec and they're also broken. Almost anything that embeds
> libc-exposed timing functions will need updating.
Let's not forget about several archive formats, too, such as cpio. They
have to be extended/replaced.