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SubjectRe: [patch 2.6.19-rc6 6/6] rtc-omap driver
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On Tuesday 21 November 2006 6:28 pm, Andrew Morton wrote:

> > Starting in 2037 or whenever, various things will be breaking...
> >
> > Probably the RTC lib routines should use a time_t, and when that gets
> > changed to 64 bits then things like this will be fixed automagically.
> > Right now they use "unsigned long".
> >
> > I suggest Alessandro handle those issues.
>
> We could simply (ab)use timer_after() here.

We could indeed. But things will still break badly in 2037,
and the timer_after() thing is clearly an incomplete fix.

- Dave
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