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SubjectAccessing monotonic clock from modules
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We would like to get the posix monotonic clock from a loadable module.
Would a patch to make do_posix_clock_monotonic_gettime exported ok or
should we do it in some other way?

/Mikael

Here is such a patch (against 2.6.11):

Index: posix-timers.c
===================================================================
RCS file: /usr/local/cvs/linux/os/linux-2.6/kernel/posix-timers.c,v
retrieving revision 1.1.1.13
diff -u -r1.1.1.13 posix-timers.c
--- posix-timers.c 3 Mar 2005 08:53:02 -0000 1.1.1.13
+++ posix-timers.c 2 Jun 2005 06:35:30 -0000
@@ -35,6 +35,7 @@
#include <linux/interrupt.h>
#include <linux/slab.h>
#include <linux/time.h>
+#include <linux/module.h>

#include <asm/uaccess.h>
#include <asm/semaphore.h>
@@ -191,6 +192,8 @@
int do_posix_clock_monotonic_gettime(struct timespec *tp);
static struct k_itimer *lock_timer(timer_t timer_id, unsigned long *flags);

+EXPORT_SYMBOL(do_posix_clock_monotonic_gettime);
+
static inline void unlock_timer(struct k_itimer *timr, unsigned long flags)
{
spin_unlock_irqrestore(&timr->it_lock, flags);
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