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    SubjectRe: Y2k compliance
    On Thu, 3 Dec 1998, Chris Wedgwood wrote:

    > On Wed, Dec 02, 1998 at 11:53:57AM +1030, Alan Modra wrote:
    >
    > > Linux ignores the RTC century byte (for good reason). Before I put
    > > this fix in, when the year wrapped to 00 Linux would read the RTC
    > > year as 1900. So a reboot (who does that anyway?) would give a
    > > classic Y2K time warp.
    >
    > So how does it know what century it is?

    If the right part of the year is less then z it's 20xx if it's greater
    it's 19xx


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