32 bit time_t

Gary E. Miller gem at rellim.com
Tue Apr 18 22:36:04 UTC 2017

Yo Hal!

On Tue, 18 Apr 2017 14:54:07 -0700
Hal Murray <hmurray at megapathdsl.net> wrote:

> gem at rellim.com said:
> > FreeBSD 8 defines time_t as int32_t.   
> 8 is really old.  Where did you find one of those?

I googled for 32 bit time_t.

> 11 is current.  10.3 is still supported.

There is a long time between unsupported, and no longer used.

WinXP is 32bit time_t, and I still see that now and again.

> It's 64 bits on amd64 and Raspberry Pi and BBB but still 32 on i386
> and powerpc

Not on Gentoo RasPi.  Those will be good tests for the upcoming 
waf test for 32-bit time_t.

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