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Re: On time64 and Large File Support

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: On time64 and Large File Support
Date: Thu, 02 Mar 2023 11:38:27 +0100
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On Mär 02 2023, Paul Eggert wrote:

> Fifteen years from now we'll be saying the same thing about
> _TIME_BITS. There will be some pain in the meantime, just as there was
> with the _FILE_OFFSET_BITS transition, something I lived through and was
> not too happy about either.

There is a huge difference between them: time_t has a flag day, off_t
doesn't.  You can still run with 32-bit off_t today and have everything

Andreas Schwab, SUSE Labs,
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