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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 12/23] clocksource: add clocksource_get_clock()

    * Daniel Walker <> wrote:

    > One new API call clocksource_get_clock() which allows clocks to be
    > selected based on their name, or if the name is null the highest rated
    > clock is returned.

    this one (and the dependent APIs utilizations) look a step in the right
    direction to me, but they are not fully consequent and thus a bit
    confusing at the moment:

    - the current_clocksource is now something that is conceptually related
    to timekeeping - while it still resides in the clocksource domain.

    - if we do this split there should be a separate sysfs hierarchy for
    timekeeping, separate of clocksource

    - you use struct sys_device clocksource_sys_device from clocksource.c in
    timekeeping.c, which is inconsistent as well.

    so these bits need more work.

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