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Date:   Thu, 14 Dec 2017 23:27:05 +0000
From:   Ben Hutchings <>
To:     Deepa Dinamani <>,,
Subject: Re: [Y2038] [PATCH v2 03/10] compat: enable
 compat_get/put_timespec64 always

On Mon, 2017-11-27 at 11:30 -0800, Deepa Dinamani wrote:
> These functions are used in the repurposed compat syscalls
> to provide backward compatibility for using 32 bit time_t
> on 32 bit systems.
> Signed-off-by: Deepa Dinamani <>

If I'm not mistaken, these functions will be needed only if
CONFIG_COMPAT_32BIT_TIME is enabled.  Should this be combined with
patch #5?


Ben Hutchings
Software Developer, Codethink Ltd.

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