Y2K38 (Unix, Android and programs written in C (We do not need to be in…
Unix, Android and programs written in C
Devices will change
Not always possible with embeded systems
Router, Wireless acces points
Programms will need to be rewritten
We do not need to be in 2038 to see problems
Mortage 30-20 years from now
In May 2006 AOL Serever sw, never time out
Affected applications that use 32 bit time integer
Started to count seconds from January 1st 1970
There are 2,147,483,647 seconds after January 1st 1970
The final date would be January 19 2038
64 bits will delay proble 2,9x10 a la 12 (220 times the age of universe
Each second is a binary combination
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When building a product / sytems
How is going to be use the system?
How long is going to last?
How can be updated if necessary?
The it products are desing whr 18/24 montnhs generation update
Components s are desing to last the product lifetime