Timekeeping [Was: Re: cvs commit: src/usr.bin/vmstat vmstat.c src/usr.bin/w w.c]

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Fri Oct 21 13:48:41 PDT 2005

In message <440C26C7-38DF-45C8-A36C-31BB75454FE7 at xcllnt.net>, Marcel Moolenaar 

>Anyway: I have not invested anything in understanding timekeeping
>so I basically don't have any grounds for the statements I make.
>I think I'd better leave the details to others. I just found the
>question of what the definition of uptime is interesting in a
>metaphysical way...

As in:  "Daddy, Do I grow older while I sleep ?" :-)

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