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SubjectRe: [PATCH 04/10] -mm: clocksource: add some new API calls
On Fri, 2006-10-06 at 11:54 -0700, Daniel Walker wrote:
> plain text document attachment (clocksource_user_api.patch)
> originally used plist but removed it in this patch, and used a sorted list
> which is just as fast with a lot less memory overhead.
> Introduces some new API calls,
> - clocksource_get_clock()
> Allows a clock lookup by name.
> - clocksource_rating_change()
> Used by a clocksource to signal a rating change. Replaces
> reselect_clocksource()

Adds ns2cyc interface. Just to keep things in logical chunks, maybe
would that chunk be better added with the patch that uses it?

> I also moved the the clock source list to a plist, which removes some lookup
> overhead in the average case.

Probably need to update the header, as you don't use a plist now. :)

> Signed-Off-By: Daniel Walker <>

Otherwise this patch looks like a good cleanup to me.

Acked-by: John Stultz <>


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