Re: [RESEND PATCH] USB: usbmon: Use 64bit timestamp for mon_bin_hdr

From: Greg Kroah-Hartman
Date: Thu Nov 05 2015 - 11:37:47 EST

On Thu, Nov 05, 2015 at 05:18:41PM +0100, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> On Thursday 29 October 2015 22:44:31 Tina Ruchandani wrote:
> > struct mon_bin_hdr allows for a 64-bit seconds timestamp. The code
> > currently uses 'struct timeval' to populate the timestamp in mon_bin_hdr,
> > which has a 32-bit seconds field and will overflow in year 2038 and beyond.
> > This patch replaces 'struct timeval' with 'struct timespec64' which is
> > y2038 safe. This patch is part of a larger attempt to remove instances
> > of struct timeval and other 32-bit timekeeping (time_t, struct timespec)
> > from the kernel.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Tina Ruchandani <ruchandani.tina@xxxxxxxxx>
> Reviewed-by: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@xxxxxxxx>
> As the patch is a week old and Greg hasn't picked it up yet, I'm guessing
> that he doesn't have it in his queue any more and you should send it once
> more with my 'Reviewed-by' tag.

It's the merge window, I can't pick anything new up, please be patient
and wait for 4.4-rc1 to come out first...


greg k-h
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