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SubjectRe: something about jiffies wraparound overflow
On Tue, 2005-12-27 at 12:46 +0800, jeff shia wrote:
> 1.why the macros of time_after can solve the jiffies wraparound problem?

Basically it assumes that the two values you are comparing will never be
more than MAX_ULONG/2 apart. Which for jiffies means 270 some odd days
on 32-bit platforms.

Ben Collins <>
Ubuntu Linux

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