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Re: A few patches for 2.4.x for Alpha...

On Tue, Aug 07, 2001 at 02:35:11PM +0200, Andrea Arcangeli wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 01, 2001 at 05:59:05PM -0400, Christopher C. Chimelis wrote:
> > 
> > I seem to be VERY unsuccessful in getting patches into the kernel anymore,
> > so I figured I'd try sending them to you first due to your high success
> > rate :-)
> > 
> > Attached is a patch that does three things:
> > * drivers/char/rtc.c:
> >   Removes MIPS DECstation epoch support for non-MIPS machines and adds
> >   standard PC (1900) epoch support in its place (which will act
> >   as a pre-2000 VMS epoch support patch as well).  It also adds post-2000
> >   VMS epoch support.
> > 
> >   My testing so far has shown that, with this patch, I can NEVER seem to
> >   guess the year incorrectly, regardless of where it was set.
> I usually don't enjoy changes in the RTC since it's not easy to audit

BTW, I just noticed you should update two lines also in
arch/alpha/kernel/time.c, no need to bother to send a patch, I will do
that myself since I'm just in the diffing work.


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