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diff --git a/date.c b/date.c
index 57331ed..2dae471 100644
--- a/date.c
+++ b/date.c
@@ -1085,3 +1085,20 @@ unsigned long approxidate_careful(const char *date, int *error_ret)
gettimeofday(&tv, NULL);
return approxidate_str(date, &tv, error_ret);
}
+
+int date_overflows(unsigned long t)
+{
+ time_t sys;
+
+ /* If we overflowed our unsigned long, that's bad... */
+ if (t == ULONG_MAX)
+ return 1;
+
+ /*
+ * ...but we also are going to feed the result to system
+ * functions that expect time_t, which is often "signed long".
+ * Make sure that we fit into time_t, as well.
+ */
+ sys = t;
+ return t != sys || (t < 1) != (sys < 1);
+}