Re: [patch V2 30/38] posix-cpu-timers: Respect INFINITY for hard RTTIME limit
From: Frederic Weisbecker
Date: Mon Aug 26 2019 - 17:19:13 EST
On Wed, Aug 21, 2019 at 09:09:17PM +0200, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
> The RTIME limit expiry code does not check the hard RTTIME limit for
> INFINITY, i.e. being disabled. Add it.
> While this could be considered an ABI breakage if something would depend on
> this behaviour. Though it's highly unlikely to have an effect because
> RLIM_INFINITY is at minimum INT_MAX and the RTTIME limit is in seconds, so
> the timer would fire after ~68 years.
> Adding this obvious correct limit check also allows further consolidation
> of that code and is a prerequisite for cleaning up the 0 based checks and
> the rlimit setter code.
> Signed-off-by: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Reviewed-by: Frederic Weisbecker <frederic@xxxxxxxxxx>