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SubjectRe: [patch 0/9] x86_64: reliable TSC-based gettimeofday
On Thu, Feb 01, 2007 at 12:20:59PM +0100, Andi Kleen wrote:
> I think a better way to do this would be to define a new CLOCK_THREAD_MONOTONOUS
> (or better name) timer for clock_gettime().
>
> [and my currently stalled vdso patches that implement clock_gettime
> as a vsyscall]
>
> Then also an application could easily use it with LD_PRELOAD

I think a prctl to enable the non monothone mode is better than any
LD_PRELOAD trick.
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