set_rtc_time() cleanup / normalization

Wolfgang Denk wd at
Wed May 14 16:47:24 EST 2003

In message < at> you wrote:
> There is other thing which bothers me.
> Why PPC arch should be different in this respect from other archs (like
> i386, alpha, mips, mips64, sparc...)?

Because other architectures  already  are  different  than  PPC.  For
example  on  ARM  the  implementation is board-dependend. Some boards
don't call set_rtc_time() in their timer interrupt handlers.

Best regards,

Wolfgang Denk

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