Re: [PATCH 12/13] hrtimer: create a "timer_slack" field in thetask struct

From: Pavel Machek
Date: Mon Sep 08 2008 - 09:26:13 EST


> > and this makes really ugly interface.
> prctl() is ugly?

for something like this... yes.

> >
> > it bloats task struct.
> >
> > ...where did the sys_indirect proposals go? We created new syscalls,
> > right?
> ... which nobody uses today.
> It's not just new syscalls, it's a new glibc api as well at that point.

...and new applications, yes. I believe applications should
explicitely enable slacking timers.

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