Re: [RFC] [PATCH] timer: Added usleep[_range][_interruptable] timer

From: Patrick Pannuto
Date: Thu Jun 24 2010 - 12:51:28 EST

Andi Kleen wrote:
> Patrick Pannuto <ppannuto@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> Overall it seems like a good improvement.
>> +
>> +static inline void usleep(unsigned long usecs)
>> +{
>> + usleep_range(usecs, usecs);
>> +}
>> +
>> +static inline unsigned long usleep_interruptible(unsigned long usecs)
> Is the interruptible case even needed? I assume most drivers won't
> bother with that and not being interruptible for a few usecs is not a
> big issue.

Honestly, I don't think so, but I was mirroring the msleep API when
I wrote it so I included it for completeness. I can't think of a use
case where it is necessary / useful. I will remove it unless anyone
can think of an application for it?

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