Re: [RESEND PATCH v3] scsi: stex: Remove use of struct timeval

From: Johannes Thumshirn
Date: Fri Oct 30 2015 - 04:50:14 EST


On Fri, 2015-10-30 at 01:30 -0700, Tina Ruchandani wrote:
> Function stex_gettime uses 'struct timeval' whose tv_sec value
> will overflow on 32-bit systems in year 2038 and beyond. This patch
> replaces the use of struct timeval and do_gettimeofday with
> ktime_get_real_seconds, which returns a 64-bit seconds value.

Thanks for the conversion. Can you please check if other (scsi) drivers
have the same y2038 issues? A quick "git grep do_gettimeofday
drivers/scsi/ÂÂ| wc -l" reveals 30 occurrences (of cause not all are

Other than that
Reviewed-by: Johannes Thumshirn <jthumshirn@xxxxxxx>

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