Subject: Re: Y2038
To: Michael Richardson <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/15/1999 11:44:36
Michael Richardson <> 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.