[RFC][PATCH] ppc misusing NTP's time_offset value

Tom Rini trini at kernel.crashing.org
Fri Jul 1 03:41:44 EST 2005

On Wed, Jun 29, 2005 at 03:05:51PM -0700, john stultz wrote:
> Hey everyone,
> 	As part of my timeofday rework, I've been looking at the NTP code and I
> noticed that the PPC architecture is apparently misusing the NTP's
> time_offset (it is a terrible name!) value as some form of timezone
> offset. This could cause problems when time_offset changed by the NTP
> code.
> 	This patch changes the PPC code so it uses a more clear local variable:
> timezone_offset.
> Could a PPC maintainer verify this is correct?

As mentioned by Mikael, it's odd that this problem came up, since i
guess the wrong patch made it in.  Andrew, please grab this if you
haven't already.  Thanks.

Acked-by: Tom Rini <trini at kernel.crashing.org>

Tom Rini

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