Re: [Openembedded-architecture] Y2038 proposal
On Wed, 2022-11-30 at 09:07 +0100, Alexander Kanavin wrote:
On Tue, 29 Nov 2022 at 16:45, Stephen Jolley <sjolley.yp.pm@...> wrote:Others have made some good comments. My thoughts:We’d welcome a proposal/series on how to move forward with the Y2038 work for 32 bit platforms.I have the following proposal:
* We need to add some runtime tests to oeqa for this (in addition to
* We need to have a 32 bit ptest run on the autobuilder (qemux86 should
work, not sure we can make qemuarm fast). Whether this is manually
triggered, not sure. We could have a smaller set of ptests to run for
* Could we optionally disable some of the glibc 32 bit function calls
to ensure they're not being used? We don't really want to diverge from
upstream glibc much though.
* We need to work out how to communicate this change happened and have
people "buy in" to it. The reason for that is that if someone has
existing binaries, there could be problems using them after the change.
We therefore need to be sure they are aware of it.