Subject: Re: Y2K sort of problem.
To: Dave Burgess <>
From: Ian Hinds <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/09/2001 17:48:48
From: "Dave Burgess" <>

> I'm not sure, but I think the epoch time just jumped to a 10 
> digit number.  While it doesn't actually make any difference to the
> OS, I just thought I'd remind anyone that uses the epoch counter as
> a string that the old 9 digit assumptions just failed.

Well spotted bang goes a billion seconds - you need to get out more
though:-) Whats the estimate of people who reached for their
favourite utility/compiler to check?