Presented by

  • Alistair Francis

    Alistair Francis

    Alistair is an engineer working in Western Digital's R&D department he is focused on QEMU and open source RISC-V enablement. He has previous industry experience working in embedded devices, focused on business facing SoC design and software stacks. As a QEMU maintainer he is interested in improving QEMU's support for RISC-V. Alistair also contributes to the OpenEmbedded/Yocto ecosystem, buildroot, OpenSBI, Linux, U-Boot, glibc and other open source projects.


A talk about the RISC-V 32-bit glibc port. This will include details about the 64-bit time_t problem and how RV32 is going to be the first 32-bit architecture with a 64-bit time_t. This talk will also discuss what the current progress of upstreaming is, what is left to be done and why it has taken so long. Linux Australia: YouTube: