Re: Y2k compliance

Oliver Xymoron (
Thu, 3 Dec 1998 13:39:58 -0600 (CST)

On Thu, 3 Dec 1998, Rik van Riel wrote:

> > So how does it know what century it is?
> I am willing to make quite a large bet with you that nobody
> is going to boot Linux in 1901...

I think he's just saying it's now a Y2.1K bug. The odds of someone running
Linux on PC hardware in 2100 are pretty comparable to them running it in
1901 though. And if they want to, they can just tweak the source. (They
can do the same for the Y2038 bug too).

 "Love the dolphins," she advised him. "Write by W.A.S.T.E.." 

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