[ntp:questions] Re: Y2038 bug strikes early

Bryan Henderson bryanh at giraffe-data.com
Wed Aug 2 02:28:39 UTC 2006


>Unix doesn't have to have a 2038 rollover problem, just as NTP doesn't 
>have a 2036 rollover problem.

The rollover problem most people speak of is having to replace all the
software that deals with Unix timestamps with software that uses a
technique such as NTP's (or just wider counters), and the consequences
where we don't.

That problem is probaby inescapable.

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