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Re: time(1) reporting corrupted system time
Michael van Elst wrote:
> First there was a change to precent that user/system time are decreasing
> in kern-resource.c 1.180. But it shouldn't be related to negative numbers.
> Additionally a possible underflow of user/system time was fixed in
> kern_resource.c 1.182. This prevents negative numbers, but IIRC this
> would only happen for very small values, not when values already
> accumulated to a few thousand seconds.
Thanks. I think what happened is that 1.180 caused the bug, and 1.182
fixed it. In any case, I think I now have what I need to back-port
the fix and bisect the other bug.
Andreas Gustafsson, gson%gson.org@localhost
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