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From: Roman Zippel <zippel@linux-m68k.org>
To: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
Cc: johnstul@us.ibm.com, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, mingo@elte.hu,
	rostedt@goodmis.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Remove obsolete CLOCK_TICK_ADJUST
Date: Fri, 29 Feb 2008 23:27:01 +0100 (CET)	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.0802292315480.2723@scrub.home> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20080229140842.575e72aa.akpm@linux-foundation.org>

Hi,

On Fri, 29 Feb 2008, Andrew Morton wrote:

> The changelog provides no reason for the revert of those two patches.
> 
> Look at it from the point of view of a person who hasn't been following the
> discussion (whose initials might be LT).  That person might get puzzled and
> upset, no?

I'm puzzled at how to explain this...
The whole details have been explained over and over during the discussion.
The simple answer is that CLOCK_TICK_ADJUST has been causing extra clock 
drift, John's attempt didn't fix the real cause.
My patch doesn't just revert the patches, it also includes the _real_ fix, 
so why would the real fix require more justification? That person also 
didn't get puzzled why two patches claiming to fix the same problem got 
merged...

bye, Roman

  reply	other threads:[~2008-02-29 22:50 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 36+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-01-24  2:38 [PATCH] correct inconsistent ntp interval/tick_length usage john stultz
2008-01-24  9:14 ` Valdis.Kletnieks
2008-01-25 14:07 ` Roman Zippel
2008-01-29  2:28   ` john stultz
2008-01-29  4:02     ` Roman Zippel
2008-01-30  2:14       ` john stultz
2008-01-31  1:55         ` Roman Zippel
2008-01-31  2:16           ` john stultz
2008-01-31  5:02             ` Roman Zippel
2008-02-02  1:02               ` John Stultz
2008-02-08 17:33                 ` Roman Zippel
2008-02-09  2:17                   ` john stultz
2008-02-09  4:47                     ` Roman Zippel
2008-02-09  5:04                       ` Andrew Morton
2008-02-09 14:13                         ` Roman Zippel
2008-02-10 18:45                     ` Roman Zippel
2008-02-12  0:09                       ` john stultz
2008-02-12 14:36                         ` Roman Zippel
2008-02-14  4:36                           ` john stultz
2008-02-16  4:24                             ` Roman Zippel
2008-02-19  1:02                               ` john stultz
2008-02-19  4:04                                 ` Roman Zippel
2008-02-20  1:50                                   ` john stultz
2008-02-20 17:08                                     ` Roman Zippel
2008-02-22  2:39                                       ` john stultz
2008-02-25 14:44                                         ` Roman Zippel
2008-02-29  4:49                                         ` [PATCH] Remove obsolete CLOCK_TICK_ADJUST Roman Zippel
2008-02-29  6:25                                           ` Ray Lee
2008-02-29 13:31                                             ` Roman Zippel
2008-02-29 22:08                                           ` Andrew Morton
2008-02-29 22:27                                             ` Roman Zippel [this message]
2008-02-29 22:38                                               ` Andrew Morton
2008-02-29 23:11                                               ` john stultz
2008-02-29 23:11                                           ` john stultz
2008-03-02  4:03                                             ` Roman Zippel
2008-02-29 18:54                                         ` [PATCH] correct inconsistent ntp interval/tick_length usage Jörg-Volker Peetz

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