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RE: [MiNT] ext2fs

> From: owner-mint@fishpool.com [mailto:owner-mint@fishpool.com]On Behalf
> Of Petr Stehlik
> Sent: Tuesday, May 04, 1999 4:23 PM
> Cc: MiNT mailing list
> Subject: Re: [MiNT] ext2fs
> > > > Why not just produce those cookies from the kernel?
> >
> > Most people's objections didn't convince me it was wrong, but then
> > on this list, a few people are considered as gods and when they speak,
> > people immediately agree without questioning them.  Pitty...
> Well, some of the objections were reasonable: the cookies provide pointers
> to two short int variables in kernel that keep current time and date.
> When/if those two short int variables are removed the cookies can't work.
> Guido (or someone else) said those variables would be removed soon. I
> don't know why the variables should be removed, though.

Because they are in DOS format, but MiNT's time functions are moving to the
UNIX based time representation.