Re: finding out the value of HZ from userspace

From: Jamie Lokier
Date: Sat Mar 27 2004 - 08:44:25 EST

Peter Williams wrote:
> Making HZ == USER_HZ would also solve the problem.

They were equal once.

Making them equal now would reintroduce the problem that USER_HZ was
created to resolve: some userspace programs hard-code the value, so it
cannot be changed in interfaces used by those programs.

-- Jamie
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