[rescue] UNIX 2038 bug - looking for a list

Bill Bradford mrbill at mrbill.net
Sun May 18 23:31:32 CDT 2008

On Sun, May 18, 2008 at 09:15:33PM -0700, r.stricklin wrote:
> $ file /mach_kernel
> /mach_kernel: Mach-O universal binary with 2 architectures
> /mach_kernel (for architecture i386):	Mach-O executable i386
> /mach_kernel (for architecture ppc):	Mach-O executable ppc
> $
> ...the kernel in 10.5 is still 32-bit. 2038 looms.

Are you judging that just from the "i386" instead of seeing "x86-64", etc?

What about http://www.apple.com/macosx/technology/64bit.html ?

>From here:


I read "Mac OS X will operate in 64-bit mode with a 32-bit emulation layer
if it is installed on a 64-bit processor (i.e. PowerPC G5):

There's also this:


Who knows, who knows..


Bill Bradford 
Houston, Texas

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