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Date: Sat, 2 Nov 2019 12:34:26 -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.
> Hopefully this is "final" now and ready for push.

compat/time32/adjtimex_time32.c was inconsistent with what was later
done for struct timex (see commit
928674dcd0c5c643b8a4440466103be841151f5e). Two very helpful reviewers
on #musl pointed this out, and I'll be squashing the attached fix. (I
tried to avoid having many time32 compat shims call each other rather
than directly calling the real functions in libc, but this one would
involve a lot of duplication (and the duplication initially led to
this error) so...

View attachment "0001-compat-fixup-adjtimex_time32.patch" of type "text/plain" (1636 bytes)

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