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SubjectRe: [parisc-linux] Re: [PATCH] Fix the cpumask rewrite
On Sul, 2004-06-27 at 01:05, Chris Wedgwood wrote:
> I'm all for that, except last I counted there are about 5000 users of
> jiffies. What do you suggest as a replacement API?

For a lot of them they shouldn't be polling. For those that do in
most cases something like

struct timeout_timer t;

timeout_set(t, 5 * HZ)


Where timeout_timer is effectively an existing timer of add_timer
style and a single variable. The code to build that kind of timer
on top of add_timer is trivial.

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