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    SubjectRe: [ANNOUNCE] System Inactivity Monitor v1.0

    > The /proc/bus/input/devices has an extensible structure. You can just
    > add an "A:" line (for Activity) instead of adding a new proc file.
    > I know, but IMO there is too much stuff to parse in there. Activity counters
    > are frequently accessed by daemons, and four or five concurrent daemons are the
    > norm in a typical X11 linux box...

    Syscalls are fast enough, and the file is _very_ easy (=> fast) to parse.

    > Also, the activity counters should IMO coincide with the event times
    > passed through /dev/input/event, and should not be jiffies based.
    > Ideally, both should be based on clock_gettime(CLOCK_MONOTONIC).
    > In evdev.c do_gettimeofday() is used. Anyway I just need of a monotonic
    > counter, so get_jiffies_64() wouldn't be better? It isn't affected by wrapping
    > issues and it is probably faster than do_gtod().

    Just use same time source rest of inputs already do...
    (cesky, pictures)
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