Subject: Re: microtime(9) slow on i386?
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From: Jaromir Dolecek <jdolecek@NetBSD.org>
Date: 10/23/2001 22:26:50
Jason R Thorpe wrote:
> Actually, I see NO reason why we need to be using microtime() at all.
> The file system code seems perfectly happy with simply accessing
> time, thusly:
> TIMEVAL_TO_TIMESPEC(&time, &ts);
> ITIMES(ip, &ts, &ts, &ts);
> I see no reason the pipe code couldn't do the same. It's not like
> it's absolutely critical that those timestamps be super-accurate.
Yeah, I think so too.
Actually, the sniplet above should be like this AFAICS:
int s = splclock();
tv = time;
I'm going to change the NEWPIPE code to use this instead of microtime(9).
Jaromir Dolecek <jdolecek@NetBSD.org> http://www.NetBSD.org/Ports/i386/ps2.html
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