Re: [PATCH] UML - time build fix

From: Jeff Dike
Date: Tue Sep 25 2007 - 17:59:29 EST

On Tue, Sep 25, 2007 at 09:54:15PM +0200, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
> On Tue, 2007-09-25 at 13:37 -0400, Jeff Dike wrote:
> > Put back an implementation of timeval_to_ns in
> > arch/um/os-Linux/time.c. tglx pointed out in his review of tickless
> > support that there was a perfectly good implementation of it in
> > linux/time.h. The problem is that this is userspace code which can't
> > pull in kernel headers and there doesn't seem to be a libc version.
> Oops. Did not notice.

It's a UML peculiarity...

> Can't we move it into some header file which is accessible from everywhere ?

Not in the generic kernel. UML has some generally includable headers
of its own, but that doesn't really help.

The one thing that would help is a libc timeval_to_ns.


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