Subject: Re: mono_time exported? (how to make timer work correctly across settimeofday() call?)
To: Simon Burge <>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 01/25/2002 19:37:49
On Sat, Jan 26, 2002 at 02:29:32PM +1100, Simon Burge wrote:

 > I'd suggest either adding a gethrtime() syscall (ala solaris and
 > possibly other SVR4-type OS's), or (probably better) adding a
 > CLOCK_MONOTIME or CLOCK_MONOTONIC for clock_{getres,gettime,settime}(2)
 > to use.  If we do the latter, we can easily do gethrtime() as a libc
 > function that calls clock_gettime() with the right arguments.

...but make sure clock_settime() doesn't actually do anything in the
MONOTIME case :-)

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>