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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH 2/4] time: add a notifier chain for when the system time is stepped

On Thu, 20 Jun 2013, David Vrabel wrote:

> From: David Vrabel <david.vrabel@xxxxxxxxxx>
> The high resolution timer code gets notified of step changes to the
> system time with clock_was_set() or clock_was_set_delayed() calls.  If
> other parts of the kernel require similar notification there is no
> clear place to hook into.

You fail to explain why any other part of the kernel requires a
We went great length to confine timekeeping inside the core code and
now you add random notifiers along with totally ugly tasklet
constructs. What for?

Without a reasonable explanation of the problem you are trying to
solve this is going nowhere near the tree.



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