[erlang-bugs] Erlang crashes when time changes

pan <>
Tue Oct 25 14:23:30 CEST 2011


Yes, you are absolutely right. The windows port uses a 32bit time_t. That 
will be corrected in R15 when the windows time code is cleaned up to work 
with 64bit windows.

Cheers,
/Patrik

On Sun, 16 Oct 2011, PAILLEAU Eric wrote:

> Le 14/10/2011 15:56, systemio systemio a écrit :
>> hi,
>> i've found a strange behaviour. I change OS(win xp sp3) time to some
>> 2055 and start werl.exe (R14B04) and it crashes always.
>> GoodLuck!
>
> hello,
> could this be related to the "Year 2038 problem" for Unix timestamp ?
> (timestamp represented as an unsigned 32 bit ).
>
> Does Erlang safe against this problem ?
>
> Regards.
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