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SubjectRe: [PATCH] LinuxPPS (with new syscalls API)
On Thu, Jun 28, 2007 at 12:44:20PM +0100, David Woodhouse wrote:
> It's nice if you can do so, but I wouldn't suggest that you _have_ to.
> I have to admit that I rarely bother actually wiring new system calls up
> on anything but PowerPC to start with.
> The important thing is that you've _considered_ the other architectures,
> and the 32/64 compatibility implications. As long as the API of your new
> system call is sensible and takes that kind of thing into account, it
> should be fine.

Ok. :)

> Had you considered changing the API so that you don't need the
> compatibility wrapper at all? Could you take an integer number of µS or
> ms instead of a struct timespec?

Not before now, but I followed the API specified into RFC 2783 who
specifies struct timespec...

Thanks for your suggestions! I'll send a new patch ASAP!



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