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SubjectRe: POSIX timer syscalls
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David Mosberger wrote:

> On a related note: as far as I can see, timer_t is declared as "int"
> on all platforms (both by kernel and glibc). Yet if my reading of the
> kernel code is right, it's supposed to be "long" (and allegedly some
> standard claims that timer_t should be the "widest" integer on a
> platform).

There is no such claim, don't spread misinformation.

timer_t is just an ID. No specifics of the type are defined in the
standard. 'int' is as fine as 'long' if it is OK for the implementation.

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