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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 29/29] y2038: add 64-bit time_t syscalls to all 32-bit architectures
On Fri, Jan 18, 2019 at 05:18:35PM +0100, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> This adds 21 new system calls on each ABI that has 32-bit time_t
> today. All of these have the exact same semantics as their existing
> counterparts, and the new ones all have macro names that end in 'time64'
> for clarification.
> This gets us to the point of being able to safely use a C library
> that has 64-bit time_t in user space. There are still a couple of
> loose ends to tie up in various areas of the code, but this is the
> big one, and should be entirely uncontroversial at this point.
> In particular, there are four system calls (getitimer, setitimer,
> waitid, and getrusage) that don't have a 64-bit counterpart yet,
> but these can all be safely implemented in the C library by wrapping
> around the existing system calls because the 32-bit time_t they
> pass only counts elapsed time, not time since the epoch. They
> will be dealt with later.
> Signed-off-by: Arnd Bergmann <>

Acked-by: Catalin Marinas <>

(as long as compat follows the arm32 syscall numbers)

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