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Re: An idea and proposal about system time

From: Samuel Thibault
Subject: Re: An idea and proposal about system time
Date: Sat, 17 Feb 2007 12:53:36 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.12-2006-07-14

olafBuddenhagen@gmx.net, le Sat 17 Feb 2007 07:39:22 +0100, a écrit :
> On Fri, Feb 16, 2007 at 02:44:46PM +0100, Thomas Schwinge wrote:
> > An open issue to me so far is if we can find an efficient way to
> > continue providing `libshouldbeinlibc''s `maptime' interface.
> The real question to ask is: Why did the original Mach designers pay so
> much attention to an efficient way of getting the system time -- and are
> their reasons relevant to us?

For the same reason that lead Linux hackers to develop a vsyscall for
gettimeofday(): some user applications (X, for instance) make a huge use
of gettimeofday()...


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