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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/5] generic clocksource updates
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    On Mon, 2006-04-03 at 21:55 +0200, Roman Zippel wrote:
    > struct clocksource {
    > char *name;
    > @@ -58,11 +57,11 @@ struct clocksource {
    > u32 mult;
    > u32 shift;
    > int (*update_callback)(void);
    > - int is_continuous;

    This field was introduced to have a clear property description. The
    rating field might be used for this, but from a given rating on a
    particular CPU architecture it might be hard to deduce whether this
    clock source is good enough so we can switch to high resolution timer
    mode.

    is_continous is maybe not the best choice, but a flag field to retrieve
    certain properties would be a good thing to have.

    tglx




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