[lkml]   [2008]   [Aug]   [20]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
SubjectRe: [PATCH] fix adjtimex() freq return error

On Tue, 19 Aug 2008, Andrew Morton wrote:

> On Tue, 19 Aug 2008 19:29:06 -0700 john stultz <> wrote:
> > Martin Ziegler reported a bug in adjtimex(), where odd positive
> > frequencies are reduced by 1 while negative values are correct.

To put this in perspective one should also know that 1 here means an error
of 2^-16ppm or less than 0.02nsec.
When I wrote this code, I noticed that the rounding isn't perfect, but
OTOH the error is so small that it can't have any practical relevance.
AFAIC the old code is fine as is.

bye, Roman

 \ /
  Last update: 2008-08-20 14:07    [W:0.032 / U:13.352 seconds]
©2003-2018 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site