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Raise a Glass — Time(2) Turns 40 Tonight

December 31st, 2009 12:47 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

ddt writes “Raise your glasses of champagne in a toast at midnight. The time(2) system call turns 40 tonight, and is now officially ‘over the hill.’ It’s dutifully keeping track of time for clueful operating systems since January 1, 1970.” And speaking of time, if you don’t have *nix system handy, or just want a second opinion, an anonymous reader points out this handy way to check just how far it is after local midnight in Unix time.

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