Subject: Re: Preparing callout(9) for a HZ-less kernel
To: None <>
From: Joerg Sonnenberger <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 10/19/2007 02:48:24
On Fri, Oct 19, 2007 at 01:38:43AM +0100, Andrew Doran wrote:
> If we pass an absolute wakeup time to the sleep routine then the above will
> not sleep longer than requested.

I don't say that it never makes sense to use absolute values, but I
think that many in-kernel uses really just have a delta. I also don't
think that it is a big problem to provide both interfaces.