Re: Year 2000 compliance
Linux has no Y2K issues aside from the BIOS. It's that simple. However,
sometime in the 2030s, it will have some time_t problems if not fixed by
then. They should be, although you will probably need to upgrade your
embedded system if you want it to keep running after then.
On Thu, 23 Jul 1998, Rick Fadler wrote:
> Date: Thu, 23 Jul 1998 10:21:29 -0700 (PDT)
> From: Rick Fadler <email@example.com>
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> Subject: Year 2000 compliance
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> I'm assuming with all the year 2000 compliance hype that there
> must be a document somewhere describing the year 2000 issues
> related to specific Debian releases of linux.
> Specifically, we have built an embedded system using Debian
> version 1.3. Being an embedded system, we've stripped out most of
> the utilities and standard packages. We now need to verify that
> our system is year 2000 compliant.
> Does anyone have any information on this?
> Rick Fadler
> NetLeaf, Inc
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