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Re: Bug fix for PR 26470 for review

On Sat, May 24, 2008 at 01:44:59PM -0700, Dennis Ferguson wrote:
> That might fix the symptom but I think a better fix for the problem
> would be to keep interval timers in terms of uptime (i.e. getmicrouptime())
> instead of time.  Then they'd be unaffected by calls to settimeofday(),
> and you'd fix not only the kernel looping but also the imprecise interval
> you'll still have when settimeofday() is used.

That is a separate issue. Note that one reason why even uptime can skip
is suspension of the system. I don't mean what you mean by imprecise


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