Re: [PATCH] [RESEND 2] scsi: esas2r: use ktime_get_real_seconds()

From: Martin K. Petersen
Date: Fri Apr 20 2018 - 19:34:41 EST


> do_gettimeofday() is deprecated because of the y2038 overflow. Here,
> we use the result to pass into a 32-bit field in the firmware, which
> still risks an overflow, but if the firmware is written to expect
> unsigned values, it can at least last until y2106, and there is not
> much we can do about it.
> This changes do_gettimeofday() to ktime_get_real_seconds(), which at
> least simplifies the code a bit, and avoids the deprecated
> interface. I'm adding a comment about the overflow to document what
> happens.

Applied to 4.18/scsi-queue. Thanks!

Martin K. Petersen Oracle Linux Engineering