Subject: Re: HEADS UP: timecounters (branch simonb-timecounters) merged into
To: Valeriy E. Ushakov <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Frank Kardel <Frank.Kardel@Acrys.COM>
Date: 06/16/2006 11:53:50
Valeriy E. Ushakov wrote:
>On Fri, Jun 16, 2006 at 09:25:27 +0200, Frank Kardel wrote:
>>Valeriy E. Ushakov wrote:
>>>On Thu, Jun 08, 2006 at 01:10:26 +0200, Frank Kardel wrote:
>>>>The FreeBSD implementation of Poul-Henning Kamp's timecounters
>>>>was ported and committed to NetBSD-current.
>>>Are struct bintime and relevant inline functions intended to be
>>>visible outside kernel?
>>No, there is no public interface for that right now. Ideally we
>>would convert all kernel internal time stamps to struct bintime and
>>just convert them 'at the edges' to the expected format, but thats
>>another rototill. Userland currently has no access to struct
>Shall we protect it with ifdef _KERNEL then to avoid namespace
>It also triggers a bug in sparc gcc that makes sparc bootxx explode
>over the size limit (that's how I noticed).
Yes do that.
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