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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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