Dec 29 2011
By: tapantaola Ghost of Sparta 13011 posts

UNIX timestamp bug ("1969")

2 replies 980 views Edited Dec 29, 2011


Also, notice that the time is always the same.
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Re: UNIX timestamp bug ("1969")

May 6, 2012

That is crazy

And by the time you're done reading this, you'll realize that this is just my sig
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Re: UNIX timestamp bug ("1969")

Jul 22, 2012

I noticed this too, I just didn't bother posting it. I figured someone else already posted such an obvious bug. Looks like my assumption was correct.


No surprise people didn't post here. Most people don't know what a Unix time stamp is. It's the number of seconds since January 1, 1970 (01/01/1970). If my memory serves me, on January 19, 2038 at 03:14:07 it will cease to function due to a 32-bit overflow, and all applications which use it will require migration to 64-bit (or higher).


tapantaola, I'm glad some people out there (other than myself) know something about Unix (or computers in general). Thank you for posting this.

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