Subject: Re: lib/28700: Re: lib/28700: pthread_cond_timedwait() hang with "zero" absolute time
To: Charles M. Hannum <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Christos Zoulas <email@example.com>
Date: 12/20/2004 08:45:16
On Dec 20, 4:58am, firstname.lastname@example.org ("Charles M. Hannum") wrote:
-- Subject: Re: lib/28700: Re: lib/28700: pthread_cond_timedwait() hang with
| This sort of problem has been discussed before, and your patch is *not* okay.
| The problem is that there are many places that use TIMESPEC_TO_TIMEVAL(), and
| for some of them it is simply wrong (and might even cause minor malfunctions)
| to round up. There needs to be both "round up" and "round down" behavior,
| used appropriately.
So the best thing would be to change the whole kernel to use timespec
internally everywhere. I will work on that.