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SubjectRe: FW: [RFC] A more general timeout specification
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On Thu, 2005-09-01 at 16:32 +0200, Roman Zippel wrote:
> Hi,
>
> On Thu, 1 Sep 2005, Joe Korty wrote:
>
> > > When you convert a user time to kernel time you can
> > > automatically validate
> >
> > Kernel time sucks. It is just a single clock, it may not have
> > the attributes of the clock that the user really wished to use.
>
> Wrong. The kernel time is simple and effective for almost all users.
> We are talking about _timeouts_ here, what fancy "attributes" does that
> need that are just not overkill?

Or rather, posix timers ?

Daniel

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