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

From: Arnd Bergmann
Date: Wed Nov 18 2015 - 16:09:14 EST

On Wednesday 18 November 2015 15:20:25 David Miller wrote:
> 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 v1: The changes were originally made by Arnd Bergmann in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.
> Want me to apply this to 'net'?

Yes, I think that would be good. The original patch was touching
both the key and net subsystems, but this patch makes sense by itself
now, and it helps keep the other half isolated to the key code.

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