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Re: more clocks (was: Rolling new releases)

From: Samuel Thibault
Subject: Re: more clocks (was: Rolling new releases)
Date: Thu, 8 Oct 2015 01:31:17 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21+34 (58baf7c9f32f) (2010-12-30)

Justus Winter, le Wed 07 Oct 2015 00:17:13 +0200, a écrit :
> Quoting David Michael (2015-10-06 23:49:00)
> > Finally, a question on a somewhat related note ... maybe for the next
> > release:  I haven't looked into it much yet, but I was thinking maybe
> > gnumach's new boot-time clock could be exported to provide real
> > CLOCK_MONOTONIC support for glibc.  Are you aware of any details in
> > its implementation that would make it inapplicable?  Linux apparently
> > uses time since boot as the return value for CLOCK_MONOTONIC as well.
> Yes, we should do that.  It is a matter of creating a new interface,
> so that one can select the clock, maybe host_{g,s}et_time2.  And the
> mapped time interface could export all the clocks.  And glibc should
> be patched to map the time source and use it instead of host_get_time.



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