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SubjectRe: [PATCH] prctl: return MCE process flags through pointer
On Wed, 23 Dec 2009 02:18:07 -0800
Andrew Morton <> wrote:
> Regarding "prctl: return timerslack through pointer": are there any
> known users of PR_GET_TIMERSLACK yet?

I only have a SET_ user, not a GET_; I added the GET_ for API symmetry.

> Why are task_struct.timer_slack_ns and
> task_struct.default_timer_slack_ns unsigned long, btw? AFACIT we
> could make them unsigned ints.

I can't remember any particular reason at this point.

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