Subject: Re: Avoiding microtime(9) global state
To: Martin Husemann <>
From: Frederick Bruckman <>
List: tech-smp
Date: 06/30/2004 11:59:30
On Wed, 30 Jun 2004, Martin Husemann wrote:

> On Wed, Jun 30, 2004 at 10:47:58AM -0500, Frederick Bruckman wrote:
>> I think that's too radical, and that it would complicate things
>> immensely. It would add overhead to every call to timing-critical
>> clock_gettime().
> Are there any outside of ntp support? Which could eventually make up
> for this in the userland part.

clock_gettime() is the POSIX interface to the time of day clock, 
so I guess someone will want to use it.