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Re: rfc: high-resolution timer framework

In article <>,
Alexander Shishkin  <> wrote:
>On Wed, Jun 25, 2008 at 03:25:40PM +0000, Andrew Doran wrote:
>> Hi,
>I have an updated version [1] now, which addresses most of the issues you
>pointed out. However, I wasn't yet able find a suitable solution for the
>locking problem around kpsignal() call. Otherwise, it should be much
>better now.
>It also occured to me that the whole 'struct ptimer' thing can be
>converted to use itimerspec instead of itimerval for storing
>time-related things, and only setitimer()/getitimer() would have to
>perform TIMESPEC_TO_TIMEVAL() conversion, which I suppose will result in
>slightly cleaner code. I can come up with a patch a bit later on.

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