Re: New "timeout" api, to replace callout
In message <firstname.lastname@example.org>, "M. Warner Losh" writes:
>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.[/color]
Yes, but those can hardly be called "concrete" in terms of wanting
to know what they mean, can they ? :-)
The only way I can see we can deal with them in the short term,
is to ask for timeouts of "1000000 / hz, TIMEOUT_USEC"
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