Year 2038 problem

Sebastian Huber sebastian.huber at
Wed Aug 17 13:28:10 UTC 2011


since time_t is usually defined as long in Newlib and thus 32-bit on most RTEMS 
targets, we are affected by the year 2038 problem:

Has someone already thought about this?

We have a system that should operate for 30 years.  Has someone already 
analyzed if RTEMS can run that long, e.g. which variables may overflow?

Kind regards,

Sebastian Huber, embedded brains GmbH

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