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SubjectRe: [PATCH] elapsed times wrap
On Sat, 22 Feb 2003, Hugh Dickins wrote:

> Userspace shows huge elapsed time across jiffies wrap: with USER_HZ
> less then HZ, sys_times needs jiffies_64 to calculate its retval.
>
> --- 2.5.62/kernel/sys.c Sat Feb 15 08:30:12 2003
> +++ linux/kernel/sys.c Fri Feb 21 20:41:52 2003
> @@ -870,7 +870,7 @@
> if (copy_to_user(tbuf, &tmp, sizeof(struct tms)))
> return -EFAULT;
> }
> - return jiffies_to_clock_t(jiffies);
> + return (long) jiffies_64_to_clock_t(get_jiffies_64());
> }

That makes me wonder, aren't all uses of jiffies_to_clock_t() broken then?
Well, all which take an absolute time as an argument at least.

--Kai


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