Re: projected life of the ext2 filesystem format
In article <Pine.A126.96.36.1990129115217.42428Afirstname.lastname@example.org>,
Scott Ellis <email@example.com> wrote:
>Well, since the time function is documented as returning -1 on errors,
>that pretty much rules out time_t being unsigned.
> On success, the value of time in seconds since the Epoch
> is returned. On error, ((time_t)-1) is returned, and
> errno is set appropriately.
Note that there's an explicit cast to time_t. It is not nessecarily
true that (time_t)-1 == (int)-1. It could be true that
(time_t)-1 == (unsigned int)-1
Miquel van Smoorenburg | The dyslexic, agnostic, insomniac lay in his bed
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