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SubjectRe: [REGRESSION][PATCH] mqueue: Ignore the validity of abs_timeout parameter when message can be performed immediately
On Thu, 15 Mar 2012 12:02:49 +0100 (CET)
Thomas Gleixner <> wrote:

> On Wed, 14 Mar 2012, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> > With the current code, checking the validity of the timeout falls out
> > from what we do. I don't think we need to work around that, based on
> > the POSIX wording. And if there are no applications that actually
> > broke, I don't think we should care.
> >
> > Is there some other standard that says that you *have* to let crazy
> > invalid values go?
> Not that I'm aware of. Everything I found so far is copied from the
> POSIX spec.

Okay. I agree with you on the interpretation of POSIX spec.
Andrew, could you remove my patch from -mm tree ?
I'll post a patch to LTP porject to modify the test program.

Thank you,

Akira Takeuchi

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