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SubjectRe: time_is_after_jiffies misnomer
On Tue, Dec 16, 2008 at 12:31:41PM +0100, Peter T. Breuer wrote:
> I thought at first that
> time_is_after_jiffies(foo)
> meant that the current time is later than foo jiffies.

'foo jiffies'?

It behaves like all the other time_(after|before) macros. "Compare a
given time T against some other time X".

T is always the first argument to these macros, it's never the current
time. This is consistent.

And jiffies, the X here, is a well-known global variable. :)

The banner comment above the macro group should have clarified the
misunderstanding, btw.


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