Time will "loop" at roughly May 10, 2071, 11:56:53. The actual time will
be some fraction of a second into the 53rd second (with the fraction
varying by release level of the system). There is an earlier time that the
system will not IPL after (also release dependent), but if the system is up
and running you have until 2071 (with current MI implementation).
On Sat, Sep 21, 2013 at 3:54 PM, Jerry C. Adams <midrange@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
I'm not referring to DST in The States. But, rather, what is the maximum
(latest, whatever) time/date that currently can be recognizing on the
I recently came across this video
(http://www.numberphile.com/videos/unix_time.html) that is about
unix time. The year (2038) mentioned in the video sounded vaguely
So, when does Time stop (on the System i)? Or loop (time travel?)?
Jerry C. Adams
IBM i Programmer/Analyst
When designing a program to handle all possible dumb errors, nature
a dumber user.
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