Reply to post: Re: 2038

Y2K quick-fix crick? 1920s come roaring back after mystery blip at UK's vehicle licensing agency

Paul Crawford Silver badge

Re: 2038

Bad idea for 32-bit applications in case they store data in fixed size arrays or file-based structure that are assuming 32-bits. For new code the fix is simple - go 64-bit, but for trying to run legacy code beyond 2038 its not as simple a change.

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