Re: Q: sys_futex() && timespec_valid()

From: Thomas Gleixner
Date: Mon Jun 28 2010 - 11:35:15 EST

On Mon, 28 Jun 2010, Andreas Schwab wrote:

> Linus Torvalds <torvalds@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> > We know it's not a valid absolute timeout, since there's no way
> > somebody is "waiting" for something that happened in the sixties.
> Should it reject timestamps from the seventies?

No, because that's in the _VALID_ range of CLOCK_REALTIME and tv_sec
is >= 0. So we are nice to the post flower power folks.


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