Subject: Re: Y2038
To: Michael Richardson <email@example.com>
From: Perry E. Metzger <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 04/15/1999 11:44:36
Michael Richardson <email@example.com> writes:
> Our dinode.h allocates 64 bits for each of the time entries for UFS.
> (I think this goes back to at least 4.2)
only 32 of those bits are seconds, though.
> Shouldn't our super blocks, etc. do something similar? Should we try
> to get consensys from Sun, BSDi, FreeBSD, OpenBSD on which bytes to allocate?
You've obviously missed the giant recent flame war on tech-kern about
widening the inodes etc.