Re: [PATCH 1/5] ntp/pps: use timespec64 for hardpps()

From: Thomas Gleixner
Date: Wed Sep 30 2015 - 03:21:08 EST

On Mon, 28 Sep 2015, Arnd Bergmann wrote:

> There is only one user of the hardpps function in the kernel, so
> it makes sense to atomically change it over to using 64-bit
> timestamps for y2038 safety. In the hardpps implementation,
> we also need to change the pps_normtime structure, which is
> similar to struct timespec and also requires a 64-bit
> seconds portion.
> This introduces two temporary variables in pps_kc_event() to
> do the conversion, they will be removed again in the next step,
> which seemed preferable to having a larger patch changing it
> all at the same time.
> Signed-off-by: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@xxxxxxxx>

Reviewed-by: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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