[PATCH 1/8] posix clocks: introduce a syscall for clock tuning.

Richard Cochran richardcochran at gmail.com
Fri Sep 24 17:55:34 EST 2010

On Fri, Sep 24, 2010 at 08:03:43AM +1000, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
> On Thu, 2010-09-23 at 19:31 +0200, Richard Cochran wrote:
> > A new syscall is introduced that allows tuning of a POSIX clock. The
> > syscall is implemented for four architectures: arm, blackfin, powerpc,
> > and x86.
> > 
> > The new syscall, clock_adjtime, takes two parameters, the clock ID,
> > and a pointer to a struct timex. The semantics of the timex struct
> > have been expanded by one additional mode flag, which allows an
> > absolute offset correction. When specificied, the clock offset is
> > immediately corrected by adding the given time value to the current
> > time value.
> Any reason why you CC'ed device-tree discuss ?
> This list is getting way too much unrelated stuff, which I find
> annoying, it would be nice if we were all a bit more careful here with
> our CC lists.

Sorry, I only added device-tree because some one asked me to do so.


I'll leave it off next time.


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