Re: [PATCH] net: dns_resolver: convert time_t to time64_t

From: David Miller
Date: Wed Nov 18 2015 - 15:20:41 EST

From: Aya Mahfouz <mahfouz.saif.elyazal@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 18 Nov 2015 08:36:44 +0200

> Changes the definition of the pointer _expiry from time_t to
> time64_t. This is to handle the Y2038 problem where time_t
> will overflow in the year 2038. The change is safe because
> the kernel subsystems that call dns_query pass NULL.
> Signed-off-by: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@xxxxxxxx>
> Signed-off-by: Aya Mahfouz <mahfouz.saif.elyazal@xxxxxxxxx>
> ---
> Changelog:
> v1: The changes were originally made by Arnd Bergmann in
> relation to time_t. I've broken down a patch sent to me
> into two independent patches.

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