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Re: dtime_t

On Tue, Feb 26, 2008 at 10:25:11AM -0800, Bill Stouder-Studenmund wrote:
 > > Also, in a world where we have ~30 filesystems (with more likely to
 > > appear) it doesn't make sense to define on-disk types globally.
 > Yeah, but if all 30 file systems use the EXACT same on-disk format, making 
 > a global can be a convenience.

They don't, though. Quite apart from 64-bit vs. 32-bit time_t, several
of the fses didn't originate in Unix and have other time formats

David A. Holland

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