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Re: what will happen on Jan1st 2038

Since a lot of time is still left for this to happen, the most likely
event, friend is that we may have a 64bit counter by then (or who knows
even a 128 or 256 bit one)... So we can start calculating (2 pow 64) - 1


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