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From: Rolf Eike Beer <eike-kernel@sf-tec.de>
To: Christoph Hellwig <hch@infradead.org>
Cc: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>,
	Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>,
	john stultz <johnstul@us.ibm.com>,
	Roman Zippel <zippel@linux-m68k.org>,
	Jeremy Fitzhardinge <jeremy@goop.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] EXPORT_SYMBOL() time functions
Date: Thu, 22 Feb 2007 08:28:15 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <200702220828.16578.eike-kernel@sf-tec.de> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20070222034001.GB9027@infradead.org>

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Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 21, 2007 at 02:13:38PM +0100, Rolf Eike Beer wrote:
> > These functions were inlines before
> > 8b9365d753d9870bb6451504c13570b81923228f. Now EXPORT_SYMBOL() them to
> > allow them to be used in modules again.
>
> Just because they happened to be inlined that doesn't mean modules should
> be using them.  In fact no intree module uses them exactly because they're
> not intended to be used by this kind of code.  Please show the code you
> want to use this for so we can see what you're really trying to do.

Trying to convert a given user value (in milliseconds) to a timeout. No 
problem doing this with struct timespec.

Eike

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  reply	other threads:[~2007-02-22  7:27 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-02-21 13:12 Rolf Eike Beer
2007-02-21 13:13 ` Rolf Eike Beer
2007-02-22  3:40   ` Christoph Hellwig
2007-02-22  7:28     ` Rolf Eike Beer [this message]
2007-02-21 13:32 ` Arjan van de Ven
2007-02-21 14:23   ` Rolf Eike Beer

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