Re: [PATCH 1/6] new timeofday core subsystem for -mm (v.B3)

From: Ulrich Windl
Date: Mon Jun 20 2005 - 05:35:57 EST

On 20 Jun 2005 at 12:22, Roman Zippel wrote:

> This patch is really damned hard to read as it changes too many things at
> once. Maybe it does some necessary cleanups, but they are hard see, as
> they pretty much get lost in all the functional changes.
> I'm pretty close to suggest to reject this patch until it clearly
> separates new functionality from cleanups. If the current system is broken


it seems you don't like the patch for some personal reasons, and now your are
trying to find arguments against it. The best method to get the perfomance
implications is trying it (the patched kernel).

> fix it first, if the current system is a mess clean it up first, but
> don't mix these two steps, unless you want to introduce more broken mess.

If you introduce something new (higher resolution clock), you should start with
something clean. Just hacking it in the first attempt, anf then making it
beautiful in a second attempt is a waste of time IMHO.


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