[PATCH] Disable year 2038 support on 32-bit hosts by default

Paul Eggert eggert@cs.ucla.edu
Mon Aug 8 17:55:45 GMT 2022

On 8/1/22 23:42, Luis Machado wrote:
> Maybe the best course of action is to get autoconf patched to support 
> year2038 checks and then use that
> in binutils-gdb.

Sorry, I'm a bit lost here.

GDB can already do what Gnulib's largefile module does; that's just some 
.m4 code. It sounds like you don't want GDB to do that, and instead want 
Autoconf to do something - presumably, modify Autoconf's 
AC_SYS_LARGEFILE to do the same thing that Gnulib's AC_SYS_LARGEFILE 
does). Although Autoconf could do that, I don't see why that would be be 
any better for GDB than GDB's using the equivalent of Gnulib's largefile 
module in GDB's ACX_LARGEFILE macro.

What am I missing?

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