Re: [PATCH 00/51] rtc: stop using rtc deprecated functions

From: Pavel Machek
Date: Tue Jun 20 2017 - 08:10:19 EST

On Tue 2017-06-20 12:03:48, Alexandre Belloni wrote:
> On 20/06/2017 at 11:35:08 +0200, Benjamin Gaignard wrote:
> > rtc_time_to_tm() and rtc_tm_to_time() are deprecated because they
> > rely on 32bits variables and that will make rtc break in y2038/2016.
> Please don't, because this hide the fact that the hardware will not
> handle dates in y2038 anyway and as pointed by Russell a few month ago,
> rtc_time_to_tm will be able to catch it but the 64 bit version will
> silently ignore it.

Reference? Because rtc on PCs stores date in binary coded decimal, so
it is likely to break in 2100, not 2038...
(cesky, pictures)

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