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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/2] hrtimers: Add CLOCK_BOOTTIME clockid, hrtimerbase and posix interface
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    On Tue, 2011-02-01 at 15:16 +0100, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
    > On Mon, 31 Jan 2011, John Stultz wrote:
    >
    > > CLOCK_MONOTONIC stops while the system is in suspend. This is because
    > > to applications system suspend is invisible. However, there is a
    > > growing set of applications that are wanting to be suspend-aware,
    > > but do not want to deal with the complicatoins of CLOCK_REALTIME
    > > (which might jump around if settimeofday is called).
    > >
    > > For these applications, I propose a new clockid: CLOCK_BOOTTIME.
    > > CLOCK_BOOTTIME is idential to CLOCK_MONOTONIC, except it also
    > > includes any time spent in suspend.
    > >
    > > This patch adds the new CLOCK_BOOTTIME clockid, as well as the
    > > infrastructure needed to support hrtimers against it, and the
    > > wiring to expose it out via the posix interface.
    >
    > Can you please split that into parts:
    >
    > - Add the new functions
    > - Wire up hrtimers, posix-timers

    Will do. And will rebase to tip/timers/core.

    thanks
    -john




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