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    SubjectRE: FW: [RFC] A more general timeout specification
    Hi,

    On Wed, 31 Aug 2005, Daniel Walker wrote:

    > > What "more versions" are you talking about? When you convert a user time
    > > to kernel time you can automatically validate it and later you can use
    > > standard kernel APIs, so you don't have to add even more API bloat.
    >
    > What's kernel time? Are you talking about jiffies? The whole point of
    > multiple clocks is to allow for different degrees of precision.

    For a timeout? Please get real.
    If you need more precision, use a dedicated timer API, but don't make the
    general case more complex for the 99.99% of other users.

    bye, Roman
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