Subject: Re: Y2038, was as long as we're hitting FFS...
To: Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Bill Studenmund <email@example.com>
Date: 03/25/1999 12:17:04
On Thu, 25 Mar 1999, Jason Thorpe wrote:
> On 25 Mar 1999 14:48:58 -0500
> "Perry E. Metzger" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > Or we could do another gross hack that is even less intrusive.
> > If we declare the times in seconds in the inodes to be UNSIGNED, we
> > gain another 68 years.
> ...but you still have to version the inode.
Unfortunately true... And if we're going to do that, we might as well go
for the gusto and make a longer-term fix.