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bug#19302: 24.4.51; `date-to-time' fails after 2038

From: Richard Stallman
Subject: bug#19302: 24.4.51; `date-to-time' fails after 2038
Date: Wed, 10 Dec 2014 11:18:36 -0500

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  > > Apparently so -- that is why I suggest making Emacs use 64 bits
  > > even if the operating system uses 32 bits.

  > What do you do with time_t fields of 'struct stat', 'struct timeval',
  > and other structures used by library functions?  They will still wrap
  > around.

Emacs can't fix the operating system, to be sure.  But it could use 64
bits for time values when not passing them through the system.

Dr Richard Stallman
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