[Haskell-cafe] toClockTime

Dougal Stanton ithika at gmail.com
Tue Mar 20 12:17:29 EDT 2007

Quoth Jeff Polakow, nevermore,
>   On my system, GHC 6.6 running on windows xp, System.Time.toClockTime 
> fails on calendar times later than (by days, I didn't check hours, 
> minutes, etc.) January 18, 2038.  Is this a bug? 

That *sounds* suspiciously like the Year 2038 problem [1]. I thought it
only applied to Unix systems but maybe the library assumes something it
shouldn't at some point.

[1]: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Year_2038_problem

Dougal Stanton

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