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Re: nanosleep() for shorted than schedule slice

On Sun, Jul 02, 2017 at 12:54:52PM +0200, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
 > > I wonder if it would make sense for nanosleep(2) to check that requested
 > > sleeping time is shorter than a schedule slice, and if it is, spin the
 > > CPU instead of scheduling another process. Any opinion on this?
 > No, that's wrong. It's also been discussed before.

How is that wrong? It was always more or less the point of nanosleep.

David A. Holland

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