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From: Alan Cox <>
To: Andrew Morton <>
Cc: "Dave Young" <>,
	"Johannes Weiner" <>,
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] add time_now_after and other macros which compare with jiffies
Date: Sun, 9 Mar 2008 20:03:39 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20080309200339.1e39689a@core> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

> a) the existing macros are (I believe) a right royal pita.  It's very
>    hard to remember which order the args are supposed to be in.

Its operator(first, second) - the C++ infix operators aren't available in
C so there isn't much choice.

Really we should be trying to stamp out all these uses of jiffies tests
so that we can make tickless work ever better.


      reply	other threads:[~2008-03-09 20:17 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
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 [this message]

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