Re: [PATCH 12/13] hrtimer: create a "timer_slack" field in the taskstruct

From: Arjan van de Ven
Date: Sun Sep 14 2008 - 11:27:57 EST

On Sun, 14 Sep 2008 08:21:26 -0700
"Ulrich Drepper" <drepper@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> The prctl() way plus a default non-zero value is the best way for
> legacy apps. And you'll hopefully get your wish that apps will take
> fate into their own hand by specifying the slack themselves. Arjan's
> proposal also introduces new poll/select-like interface which take the
> additional slack value (at least that's what we discussed before).

I have not posted the code for this yet (the patch set is huge
already :0) but yes it's going to happen.
You and I do need to figure out what a sensible interface will be for
these ;-)

Arjan van de Ven Intel Open Source Technology Centre
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