cvs commit: src/sys/sys time.h src/sys/kern kern_time.c

M. Warner Losh imp at
Tue Nov 29 07:08:06 GMT 2005

In message: <20051129145321.E33975 at>
            Bruce Evans <bde at> writes:
: Even with this, applications would still need to know when select() was
: called to recover the time when it returned.  Adding deltas from select()
: to a previous timestamp wouldn't work very well the relative error in
: the deltas is large for small deltas (unless you pessimize select() to
: get a precise timestamp).

Not to mention the fact that scheduling delays can add somewhat to the
errors here...  although on modern, fast systems this is likely less
of a concern.


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