Re: [PATCH] [DCCP]: Use 64-bit timekeeping

From: David Miller
Date: Sun Nov 01 2015 - 17:01:44 EST

From: Tina Ruchandani <ruchandani.tina@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 30 Oct 2015 01:24:56 -0700

> This patch changes the use of struct timespec in
> dccp_probe to use struct timespec64 instead. timespec uses a 32-bit
> seconds field which will overflow in the year 2038 and beyond. timespec64
> uses a 64-bit seconds field. Note that the correctness of the code isn't
> changed, since the original code only uses the timestamps to compute a
> small elapsed interval. This patch is part of a larger attempt to remove
> instances of 32-bit timekeeping structures (timespec, timeval, time_t)
> from the kernel so it is easier to identify where the real 2038 issues
> are.
> Signed-off-by: Tina Ruchandani <ruchandani.tina@xxxxxxxxx>

Applied, thanks.
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