Re: time stamp resolution

Theodore Y. Ts'o (
Wed, 13 Nov 1996 02:36:05 -0500

From: (H. Peter Anvin)
Date: 12 Nov 1996 21:46:18 GMT

> At some point we need to have a flag day, and its probably best we have
> a single libc6, 32bit uid/gid, higher timer resolution, >256 fd flag day
> somewhere before 2.2

* 32 or 64-bit dev_t
* 64-bit off_t?
* 64-bit time_t?

We need to deal with the number of signals (which changes struct

There ar some who claim this be done without a library flag day, but
they're usually talking about ELF magic....

- Ted