Subject: Re: HEADS UP! New generic TODR support committed
To: Izumi Tsutsui <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Garrett D'Amore <email@example.com>
Date: 09/03/2006 12:05:17
Izumi Tsutsui wrote:
> firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
>> We had this debate already.
> Hmm, I was AFK in this weekend so missed it, but okay,
> it's better to make all port switched ASAP rather than
> discussing how we should make transition.
> I'll work on arc, hp300, newsmips, and news68k.
> (maybe mvme68k, mvmeppc, prep could switch easily)
I switch arc and sun2 already. arc was trivial.
>>>>> base = 21*SECYR + 186*SECDAY + SECDAY/2;
>>> BTW, shouldn't this default date be at least "today"?
>> Yes, it should probably be updated. I can take a look at that. :-) I
>> copied that date from some other code. :-)
> I always wondered how we could update this date ;-)
> but we should note what date it means...
> It's hard to see "21 = 1991 - POSIX_BASE_YEAR" and
> "186=31+28+31+30+31+30+5(leap years since 1970)" etc.
> and some ports (including one written by me) misuse "186" ;-)
> Izumi Tsutsui
Garrett D'Amore, Principal Software Engineer
Tadpole Computer / Computing Technologies Division,
General Dynamics C4 Systems
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