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From Dean Gaudet <>
Subject Re: time_t is 64 bits in linux/alpha
Date Mon, 08 Jun 1998 05:23:30 GMT
Er, yeah you guys are right, my head wasn't working correctly.  Alvaro
pointed out the thing I was forgetting :)


On Sun, 7 Jun 1998, Alvaro Martinez Echevarria wrote:

> I'm probably missing something here. If your server timestamps go from
> 32-bit to 64-bit, uuencoded tokens will grow 5 characters (from
> 19 to 24); so tokens will be unique anyway, won't they?
> Regards.

On Sun, 7 Jun 1998, Ben Laurie wrote:

> I don't understand what you mean. In what sense is time_t big-endian?
> Surely this is just a function of how you represent it? The way it is
> stored on any particular machine depends on architecture.
> I also don't get why making it little-endian makes the situation any
> better.

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