Author Petter S
Recipients Petter S, belopolsky, josh.r, paul.moore, python-dev, steve.dower, tim.golden, vmurashev, vstinner, zach.ware
Date 2018-06-25.17:52:07
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I get this error when starting the interpreter in Windows subsystem for Linux (WSL). 

I am using Python 2.7.15rc1

$ python --version
Python 2.7.15rc1
$ python
Fatal Python error: _Py_InitializeMainInterpreter: can't initialize time                                                                                                                                          OverflowError: timestamp too large to convert to C _PyTime_t                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Current thread 0x00007fe547231080 (most recent call first):                                                                                                                                                       Aborted (core dumped)
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