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    SubjectRe: [RFC][PATCH] new timeofday core subsystem (v.A0)
    On 13 Sep 2004 at 15:45, Christoph Lameter wrote:

    > > o My only other nit is that you use a different name then xtime. If
    > > you're changing the type, you might as well use a meaningful name.
    >
    > xtime is the traditional name. Maybe renaming it to intentionally break
    > old code would be good but I thought it would be good to understand
    > the approach.
    >

    I think direct access to xtime should vanish. Provide an inlinable function to get
    the current time coarsely and quickly (that's what reading xtime is).

    Ulrich


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