Re: [RFC][PATCH] new timeofday core subsystem (v. A3)
From: Christoph Lameter
Date: Mon Mar 14 2005 - 19:40:28 EST
On Mon, 14 Mar 2005, john stultz wrote:
> Huh. So if I understand you properly, all timesources should have valid
> read_fnct pointers that return the cycle value, however we'll still
> preserve the type and mmio_ptr so fsyscall/vsyscall bits can use them
> Hmm. I'm a little cautious, as I really want to make the vsyscall
> gettimeofday and regular do_gettimeofday be a similar as possible to
> avoid some of the bugs we've seen between different gettimeofday
> implementations. However I'm not completely against the idea.
> Christoph: Do you have any thoughts on this?
Sorry to be late to the party. It would be a weird implementation to have
two ways to obtain time for each timesource. Also would be even more a
headache to maintain than the existing fastcall vs. fullcall.
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