Unix Time

Discussion in 'NZ Computing' started by Shane (aka froggy), Mar 18, 2005.

  1. I have stolen this from the topic for #nzlinux on undernet
    UNIX time will reach 1111111111 on Fri, 18 Mar 2005 01:58:31 GMT

    let us synchronise our ntpd!
    --

    Hardware, n.: The parts of a computer system that can be kicked
     
    Shane (aka froggy), Mar 18, 2005
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  2. Shane (aka froggy) wrote:
    > I have stolen this from the topic for #nzlinux on undernet
    > UNIX time will reach 1111111111 on Fri, 18 Mar 2005 01:58:31 GMT
    > let us synchronise our ntpd!


    oops, missed it.
    tell me when it gets to 2222222222 with a bit more notice, and I'll
    think about it.

    :)
     
    Dave - Dave.net.nz, Mar 18, 2005
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  3. On Fri, 18 Mar 2005 14:09:40 +1300, Dave - Dave.net.nz wrote:

    > Shane (aka froggy) wrote:
    >> I have stolen this from the topic for #nzlinux on undernet
    >> UNIX time will reach 1111111111 on Fri, 18 Mar 2005 01:58:31 GMT
    >> let us synchronise our ntpd!

    >
    > oops, missed it.
    > tell me when it gets to 2222222222 with a bit more notice, and I'll
    > think about it.
    >
    > :)


    hold up.. we are 13 hours ahead of GMT...
    that means 14:58:31 NZDT
    (I almost thought I had posted after the fact)
    --

    Hardware, n.: The parts of a computer system that can be kicked
     
    Shane (aka froggy), Mar 18, 2005
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  4. Shane (aka froggy) wrote:
    >>>I have stolen this from the topic for #nzlinux on undernet
    >>>UNIX time will reach 1111111111 on Fri, 18 Mar 2005 01:58:31 GMT
    >>>let us synchronise our ntpd!


    >>oops, missed it.
    >>tell me when it gets to 2222222222 with a bit more notice, and I'll
    >>think about it.


    > hold up.. we are 13 hours ahead of GMT...
    > that means 14:58:31 NZDT
    > (I almost thought I had posted after the fact)


    nah, on second thoughts... I dont think I care enough.
     
    Dave - Dave.net.nz, Mar 18, 2005
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  5. Shane (aka froggy)

    Gordon Guest

    On Fri, 18 Mar 2005 14:09:40 +1300, Dave - Dave.net.nz wrote:

    > Shane (aka froggy) wrote:
    >> I have stolen this from the topic for #nzlinux on undernet
    >> UNIX time will reach 1111111111 on Fri, 18 Mar 2005 01:58:31 GMT
    >> let us synchronise our ntpd!

    >
    > oops, missed it.
    > tell me when it gets to 2222222222 with a bit more notice, and I'll
    > think about it.
    >
    > :)


    In the yaer 2038.
     
    Gordon, Mar 18, 2005
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  6. In article <>,
    Gordon <> wrote:

    >On Fri, 18 Mar 2005 14:09:40 +1300, Dave - Dave.net.nz wrote:
    >
    >> Shane (aka froggy) wrote:
    >>> I have stolen this from the topic for #nzlinux on undernet
    >>> UNIX time will reach 1111111111 on Fri, 18 Mar 2005 01:58:31 GMT
    >>> let us synchronise our ntpd!

    >>
    >> oops, missed it.
    >> tell me when it gets to 2222222222 with a bit more notice, and I'll
    >> think about it.
    >>
    >> :)

    >
    >In the yaer 2038.


    Trouble is, that's after 2147483647. I suspect quite a few
    lazily-written programs won't get past that.
     
    Lawrence D¹Oliveiro, Mar 18, 2005
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