[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

bug#7359: sleep 9999999999

From: Pádraig Brady
Subject: bug#7359: sleep 9999999999
Date: Thu, 11 Nov 2010 08:13:21 +0000
User-agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv: Gecko/20100227 Thunderbird/3.0.3

On 11/11/10 07:21, Michal Svoboda wrote:
> Pádraig Brady wrote:
>>> address@hidden,d1r17733u07 | strace -e nanosleep sleep 9999999999
>>> nanosleep({9999999999, 0}, NULL)        = 0
> Just out of curiosity, what's wrong with nanosleep({9999999999, 0} ?
> The first argument should be time_t, which should not be prone to
> something stupid like overflowing at 2 (or 4) billion or so.

Nothing is wrong with it, except that it trips
up that old 64 bit linux kernel.


reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]