Subject: Re: lib/28700: Re: lib/28700: pthread_cond_timedwait() hang with "zero" absolute time
To: Christos Zoulas <email@example.com>
From: David Laight <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 12/20/2004 21:37:07
On Mon, Dec 20, 2004 at 08:45:16AM -0500, Christos Zoulas wrote:
> On Dec 20, 4:58am, email@example.com ("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.
Or a 64bit microsecond counter?
David Laight: firstname.lastname@example.org