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SubjectRe: [ANNOUNCE] high-res-timers patches for 2.6.6
Arjan van de Ven wrote:
> On Thu, 2004-06-10 at 03:49, Geoff Levand wrote:
>
>>Available at
>>http://tree.celinuxforum.org/pubwiki/moin.cgi/CELinux_5fPatchArchive
>>
>>For those interested, the set of three patches provide POSIX high-res
>>timer support for linux-2.6.6. The core and i386 patches are updates of
>>George Anzinger's hrtimers-2.6.5-1.0.patch available on SourceForge
>><http://sourceforge.net/projects/high-res-timers/>. The ppc32 port is
>>not available on SourceForge yet.
>
>
> My first impression is that it has WAAAAAAAAAAAY too many ifdefs. I
> would strongly suggest to not make this a config option and just
> mandatory, it's a core feature that has no point in being optional. If
> you accept that, the code also becomes a *LOT* cleaner.
>
Yes, but... The main problem is that this would break all the archs that don't
have the needed arch dependent code yet. By making the high-res part depend on
the arch config turning on a config, we don't break the archs and they can sign
up as they get their act together.

--
George Anzinger george@mvista.com
High-res-timers: http://sourceforge.net/projects/high-res-timers/
Preemption patch: http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/rml

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