[openssl-users] NMAKE fatal error, 32-bit time_t

Viktor Dukhovni openssl-users at dukhovni.org
Wed Sep 12 14:03:44 UTC 2018

> On Sep 12, 2018, at 9:53 AM, Thomas J. Hruska <shinelight at shininglightpro.com> wrote:
> Casting to time_t appears to correct the issue and the build completes successfully:
>    const time_t default_time = (time_t)CT_POLICY_EVAL_CTX_get_time(ct_policy_ctx) /
>                                1000;

Since the CT time value is in "ms" since epoch, you really don't want
to down-convert that to 32 bit *before* the division.  You'll need
some parentheses:


type cast has higher precedence than division, but you need to
divide first, then cast.


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