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SubjectRe: [LinuxPPS] LinuxPPS kernel interface
On Sun, Feb 08, 2009 at 01:09:38AM -0500, George Spelvin wrote:
> Udo van den Heuvel <udovdh@xs4all.nl> wrote:
> > Interesting ideas, thanks for the input.
> >
> > I think I must mention that we also must strive for kernel inclusion.
> > Kernel inclusion will broaden our exposure.
> > This means we have to get rid of the issues blocking inclusion.
> > (see a query like http://marc.info/?l=linux-kernel&w=2&r=1&s=pps&q=b for
> > related posts)
> >
> > What do you think?
>
> I agree, that's the goal. But it's also important to get the
> interface right, preferably before publishing it to world+dog.
>
> And then there are little things like the fact that an important header
> file like timepps.h probably shouldn't live in Documentation/pps...
>
> For example, here's a patch, on top of the previous series, that
> gets rid of the timeout argument to PPS_FETCH:

Please, note that such file is _not_ into kernel proposed patch.

First we should get inclusion of core code, then we can discuss about
userland interface and other related stuff.

Ciao,

Rodolfo

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