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From: Alan Cox <alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk>
To: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
Cc: "Dave Young" <hidave.darkstar@gmail.com>,
	"Johannes Weiner" <hannes@saeurebad.de>,
	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 20:03:39 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20080309200339.1e39689a@core> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20080309113601.b8552a79.akpm@linux-foundation.org>

> 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.

Alan

      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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