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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] Re: futex and timeouts
    On Fri, Mar 15, 2002 at 04:39:50PM +1100, Rusty Russell wrote:
    > Yep, sorry, my mistake. I suggest make it a relative "struct timespec
    > *" (more futureproof that timeval). It would make sense to split the
    > interface into futex_down and futex_up syuscalls, since futex_up
    > doesn't need a timeout arg, but I haven't for the moment.

    Why waste a syscall? The user is going to be using a library
    wrapper. They don't have to know that futex_up() calls sys_futex(futex,
    FUTEX_UP, NULL);

    Joel

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