Re: Does 'squid Internet Object Cache' ready for Year 2000?

From: Oskar Pearson <>
Date: Fri, 13 Jun 1997 15:30:47 +0200

Grace Leung writes:
> We are an academic institution and preparing a checklist of Year 2000
> Compliant software. We are using "squid" under our Unix machines,
> and would like to know whether "squid" can correctly functioning
> beyond Year 2000. Since we use different versions of "squid" under
It can - it uses the generic Unix time format which is valid until
something like 2030...

Note that quite a few BIOS's on Intel class machines can't go past
the year 2000, so they may be the cause of your machine's falling
over, it's not an inherent squid/unix problem though.

> different machines, please kindly let us know any specific version of
> "squid" is/will be ready for the transition of Year 2000.
Should be. Just beware the middle 20** :)

Received on Fri Jun 13 1997 - 06:31:16 MDT

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