Re: [PATCH] AFS: Correctly use 64-bit time for UUID

From: Arnd Bergmann
Date: Thu Nov 05 2015 - 11:25:52 EST

On Friday 30 October 2015 01:51:01 Tina Ruchandani wrote:
> UUID calculation uses 'struct timespec' whose seconds will overflow
> in year 2038 and beyond for 32-bit systems. This patch removes the
> dependency on 'struct timespec' by using ktime_get_real().
> While the patch does not fix a 'bug' as such, it is part of a larger
> effort to remove instances of 'struct timespec' and other data-structures
> suffering from y2038 problem from the kernel.
> Suggested-by: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@xxxxxxxx>
> Signed-off-by: Tina Ruchandani <ruchandani.tina@xxxxxxxxx>

Reviewed-by: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@xxxxxxxx>

David, I'm applying this into my y2038 tree so I don't forget about
it, but I'd prefer if you can pick it up for AFS in 4.5.

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