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Date: Fri, 1 Nov 2019 21:40:25 -0400
From: Rich Felker <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3] remaining steps for time64 switchover

On Fri, Nov 01, 2019 at 09:39:11PM -0400, Rich Felker wrote:
> A couple errors in the v2 patchset motivated me to factor the changes
> to sys/socket.h and arch/generic/ioctl.h out of the main switchover
> commit, so that the latter only touches arch dirs, and acts uniformly
> on them. The final result with all patches applied is almost the same,
> except now the powerpc and mips[n32] socket.h bits omit the time64
> socket options, letting the top-level header's defaults take effect.
> All archs I have toolchains handy for, which includes the oddballs
> (mips, powerpc) and a few 64-bit ones, have been tested to build
> successfully and get the right values of the sockopt and ioctl macros,
> utilizing a horrible hack (uncommitted of course) dropped into the
> source tree while building.

And for reference, here's the hack (attached), valid for checking
everything but x32.

View attachment "time64_check.c" of type "text/plain" (395 bytes)

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