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From: Jens Axboe <jens.axboe@oracle.com>
To: Alan Stern <stern@rowland.harvard.edu>
Cc: Tejun Heo <tj@kernel.org>,
	Kernel development list <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/2 ver 2] Add round_jiffies_up and related routines
Date: Thu, 6 Nov 2008 08:42:46 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20081106074246.GS21867@kernel.dk> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <Pine.LNX.4.44L0.0811051617300.2187-100000@iolanthe.rowland.org>

On Wed, Nov 05 2008, Alan Stern wrote:
> This patch (as1158b) adds round_jiffies_up() and friends.  These
> routines work like the analogous round_jiffies() functions, except
> that they will never round down.
> 
> The new routines will be useful for timeouts where we don't care
> exactly when the timer expires, provided it doesn't expire too soon.

Thanks Alan, applied 1-2 for 2.6.28.

-- 
Jens Axboe


      reply	other threads:[~2008-11-06  7:44 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-11-04 16:15 [PATCH 1/2] " Alan Stern
2008-11-05  3:33 ` Tejun Heo
2008-11-05 16:20   ` Alan Stern
2008-11-05 19:11     ` Jens Axboe
2008-11-05 21:18       ` [PATCH 1/2 ver 2] " Alan Stern
2008-11-06  7:42         ` Jens Axboe [this message]

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