Re: [tip:timers/urgent] Revert: Unify CLOCK_MONOTONIC and CLOCK_BOOTTIME

From: Thomas Gleixner
Date: Wed Apr 25 2018 - 15:10:06 EST

On Wed, 25 Apr 2018, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 25, 2018 at 6:45 AM, tip-bot for Thomas Gleixner
> <tipbot@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >
> > As stated in the pull request for the unification of CLOCK_MONOTONIC and
> > CLOCK_BOOTTIME, it was clear that we might have to revert the change.
> I'm ok with the revert., but I do want the revert message to talk
> about *exactly* what broke.
> I don't see the reported watchdog things, and I run systemd and I ran
> these patches.

With suspend/resume?

> So it's not just "systemd uses this for a watchdog". It must be
> something specific that made it trigger for some people and not
> others, and it's that specific thing that we should document so that
> we know why this simplification failed.

Fair enough. Do the reporters have more information or do I have to chase
it down myself?