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SubjectRe: Question about stat()
On Sun, Feb 20, 2000 at 08:23:39PM +0000, Alex Buell wrote:
> On Sun, 20 Feb 2000, Albert D. Cahalan wrote:
> > > We could do with a much more precise time_t structure for the future,
> > > methinks.
> > How about 64-bit nanoseconds? This fixes the year-2038 problem too.
> > (this is for the VFS and new filesystems)
>
> How about calling the new struct 'time_t64', it could be a long long
> containing nanoseconds.
>
> Thus existing code won't break.

Amicable goal, however I do suggest that programmer mindset is
that "time_t*" is time with ONE SECOND resolution.

If you want to create a new type, call it, say:

nanotime64_t

to make it clearly separate.

> Cheers,
> Alex
> --
> Signatures suck.
>
> http://www.tahallah.demon.co.uk

So they do, thus my "signature" is *always* manual - and small..

/Matti Aarnio <matti.aarnio@sonera.fi>

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