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Re: [PATCH v8 1/3] y2038: Introduce internal for glibc struct __timespec64

Hi Florian,

> * Lukasz Majewski:
> > This type is a glibc's "internal" type similar to struct timespec
> > but whose tv_sec field is a __time64_t rather than a time_t, which
> > makes it Y2038-proof and usable to pass syscalls between user code
> > and Y2038-proof kernel.
> >
> > To support passing this structure to the kernel - the tv_pad, 32
> > bit int, has been introduced. The placement of it depends on
> > endianness of the SoC.
> >
> > Tested on x86_64 and ARM.
> >
> > * include/time.h: Add struct __timespec64 definition  
> Please fix the subject before committing.  A word seems to be missing
> after “internal”.  Thanks.

Is the below version more acceptable?

"y2038: Introduce struct __timespec64 - new internal glibc type"

Best regards,

Lukasz Majewski


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