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bug#9000: patch for higher-resolution time stamps


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: bug#9000: patch for higher-resolution time stamps
Date: Sat, 23 Jun 2012 22:09:26 +0300

> Date: Sat, 23 Jun 2012 10:57:31 -0700
> From: Paul Eggert <address@hidden>
> CC: address@hidden
> 
> On 06/23/2012 03:48 AM, Eli Zaretskii wrote:
> >   dispnew.c:5960: warning: comparison is always true due to limited range 
> > of data type
> > ...
> > I think any host with a signed 32-bit time_t will see this warning.
> 
> I don't observe the problem on either Fedora 15 or Ubuntu 12.04
> compiled for x86 (these used signed 32-bit time_t).  I tried both
> gcc 4.6.3 and gcc 4.7.1 (which is the latest stable version).
> 
> If memory serves, warnings like that occur only with older GCCs and
> are harmless, and the GCC folks fixed the bogus warnings after the
> gnulib folks complained about them.  Maybe time to upgrade your GCC?

No, I don't want to upgrade my GCC because of this.  Is it possible to
fix the cause of the warning instead?





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