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From: Alan Cox <alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk>
To: "Dave Young" <hidave.darkstar@gmail.com>
Cc: "Johannes Weiner" <hannes@saeurebad.de>,
	akpm@linux-foundation.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] add time_now_after and other macros which compare with jiffies
Date: Sun, 9 Mar 2008 11:08:08 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20080309110808.2249aa3a@core> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <a8e1da0803090344l7f468326r8d3844e20ede08a3@mail.gmail.com>

> Yes, This has a purpose as well. You will find most of the usage of these
> macros are just compare some value with jiffies after doing some grep.

That is no reason to add more macros that hide how they do it, or make
jiffies itself invisible to the grep search or variable usage finding
tools (and for tickless that very thing is important)

> For these cases this adding will easy use and understand.

It hides information.

Alan

  reply	other threads:[~2008-03-09 11:21 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 12+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-03-07 23:35 Dave Young
2008-03-08 16:12 ` Johannes Weiner
2008-03-09  0:54   ` Dave Young
2008-03-09  9:58     ` Alan Cox
2008-03-09 10:44       ` Dave Young
2008-03-09 11:08         ` Alan Cox [this message]
2008-03-09 19:01           ` Andrew Morton
2008-03-09 20:06             ` Alan Cox
2008-03-10  2:03             ` Dave Young
2008-03-10  2:41               ` Johannes Weiner
2008-03-09 18:36       ` Andrew Morton
2008-03-09 20:03         ` Alan Cox

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