Subject: Re: timecounters and rnd(4)
To: Frank Kardel <>
From: Rhialto <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 06/23/2006 17:43:55
On Fri 23 Jun 2006 at 11:09:04 +0200, Frank Kardel wrote:
> true. get*time is quick an coarse as it uses a cached value
> and avoids accessing  any hardware. It is good for places
> that traditionally accessed the struct  timeval  {mono_}time  structure.
> It can also be used where resolution is not at premium.
> the non-get versions try the best for maximum available precision.
> for rnd -stuff I this you'd like these better.

Those names sound reversed to me, since the non-get versions do
a more thorough 'getting' of the time.

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