Re: New "timeout" api, to replace callout
In message: <email@example.com>
"Poul-Henning Kamp" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
: >"periodically with whatever period is convenient to you" is
: >a legitimate request that client code might have.
: >(I understand that this concept of time is very southern european :)
: I disagree, that case, should be "with a period between N and M,
: at your choice".
: And yes, it may be that we need to extend the API for that, but
: please give a concrete example so we know what we're talking about.
There are a number of places in the tree that use a parameter of '1'
today to mean "next time that's convenient." Some of these places are
clever and know that HZ is never < 100 or > 1000 (or so they think),
while others are just sloppy code.
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