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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] [1/5] Only do century BCD conversion when we know the RTC is BCD
    On Mon, 11 Feb 2008, Andi Kleen wrote:

    > > So the warning comes a bit late :)
    > I suspect if this was wrong before it would not have been noticed
    > because user space hwclock would work around it.

    And how exaclty does it work around ? By setting the binary cmos clock
    with BCD values ?

    > The warning certainly won't hurt.

    It won't.

    > Anyways if you feel strongly about this (I don't) then drop
    > this patch, but apply the other ones in the series.

    I'm not opposing the patch, I merily asked for a removal of the never
    changing constant.

    > The main one I consider important is the change to the 2000 offset
    > for 32bit to extend the 32bit lifetime.

    Picked the whole lot up.



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