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Re: rfc: high-resolution timer framework

Alexander Shishkin <> wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 06, 2008 at 02:38:55PM +0100, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
> > On Wed, Nov 05, 2008 at 12:10:28PM +0000, Mindaugas Rasiukevicius wrote:
> > > Any concerns on this patch?
> > 
> > Hooking this into timecounters is a completely wrong abstraction.
> > I'm fine with the userland side, but the kernel internals are simply
> > wrong.
> Personally, I don't see why. Or, IOW, reasons for introducing a new
> interface for the same sort of thing.
> And this can always be changed, I take it, there's a long way ahead before
> 6.0, so why shouldn't we have this in the tree and tested early?


There are probably better ways than hooking this into the time-counters,
however, I do not think it is a fundamental issue. If Joerg has the intention
to make it better - then the whole release cycle time is available for that.

Best regards,

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