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Re: what will happen on Jan1st 2038

2038 is a long way off and hopefully by then, all of us will be zipping
away on 64bit (or more) systems...and of course linux will be on them,
guess we'll be safe for a long time.


On Mon, 30 Oct 2000, Ramesh wrote:

> hi all...
> i have a doubt. what will happen on 2038 Jan first
> when the Epoch time value increases bya sec.. it will
> get overflow since the size cannot hold that value...
> (2 pow 32) -1.
> what will happen to the unix flavoured systems
> ramesh
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