From: Nick Hilliard (nick-list at domain netability.ie)
Date: Mon 02 Sep 2002 - 15:35:00 IST
> There's no requirement to use an integer type for time_t at all.
Except for backwards compatibility. Changing the size would break
compatibility with nfs, most filesystems, everything in <time.h>, rpc
and a large number of the ABIs and libraries in existence.
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