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SubjectRe: ktime_set() does not check for nanoseconds > one second
On Mon, 1 Sep 2008, Matt Fleming wrote:
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> is it intentional that ktime_set() does not check whether the
> nanoseconds argument is greater than the number of nanoseconds in a
> second? I've run into a problem where a value of 1600000000
> nanoseconds was passed as an argument to ktime_set() and the return
> value was then used in a ktime_add() call, which returned an incorrect
> result. Should the caller of ktime_set() make this check or is it
> possible to move this logic in to the function itself?

Yeah, a check for this in ktime_set() might make sense. Currently it's
up to the programmer to provide sane values. :)

Thanks,

tglx


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