On 32bits platforms "struct timeval" or "time_t" are using u32 to code the
date, this cause tools like "date" or "hwclock" failed even before setting
the RTC device if the date is superior to year 2038 (or 2106).
To avoid this problem I add one RTC test file which directly use RTC ioctl
to set and read RTC time and alarm values.
rtctest_setdate allow to set any date/time given in the command line.
On this version 2 I add check of problematics years in rtctest like suggest
Finally that had allowed me to test and fix rtc-st-lpc driver.
Benjamin Gaignard (3):
tools: timer: add rtctest_setdate
tool: timer: rtctest add check for problematic dates
rtc: st-lpc: make it robust against y2038/2106 bug
drivers/rtc/rtc-st-lpc.c | 19 ++--
tools/testing/selftests/timers/Makefile | 2 +-
tools/testing/selftests/timers/rtctest.c | 121 ++++++++++++++++++++++-
tools/testing/selftests/timers/rtctest_setdate.c | 86 ++++++++++++++++
4 files changed, 212 insertions(+), 16 deletions(-)
create mode 100644 tools/testing/selftests/timers/rtctest_setdate.c