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Re: Converting epoch times after 2038

by jonadab (Parson)
on Apr 05, 2007 at 10:21 UTC ( #608440=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^4: Converting epoch times after 2038
in thread Converting epoch times after 2038

Cause 32 bit system can only handle epoch before 2038 (2**32) if they rely on the unix built in timegm..

The CPU architecture can be 32 bit, as long as a larger size of value is used for times. The code he posted works for me on FreeBSD, on a 32-bit x86 system. Apr 10, 2087 it says.

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