Re: [PATCH] time: Improve documentation of timekeeeping_adjust()

From: Ingo Molnar
Date: Fri Oct 28 2011 - 02:59:06 EST

* John Stultz <john.stultz@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> After getting a number of questions in private emails about the
> math around admittedly very complex timekeeping_adjust() and
> timekeeping_big_adjust(), I figure the code needs some better
> comments.
> Hopefully the explanations are clear enough and don't muddy the water
> any worse.
> Still needs documentation for ntp_error, but I couldn't recall
> exactly the full explanation behind the code that's there (although
> I do recall once working it out when Roman first proposed it).
> Given a bit more time I can probably work it out, but I don't want to
> hold back this documentation until then.
> CC: Chen Jie <chenj@xxxxxxxxxx>
> CC: Steven Rostedt <rostedt@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> CC: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Signed-off-by: John Stultz <john.stultz@xxxxxxxxxx>
> ---
> kernel/time/timekeeping.c | 81 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++-
> 1 files changed, 80 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)

Applied to tip:timers/core, thanks John.

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