why timeradd() and co are hidden from the kernel space ?

Cyrille Lefevre clefevre-lists at 9online.fr
Thu Jun 17 22:42:07 GMT 2004

"Bruce Evans" <bde at zeta.org.au> wrote:
> On Thu, 17 Jun 2004, Cyrille Lefevre wrote:
> > is there any reasons to hide timeradd() and co in <sys/time.h>
> > from the kernel space (! _KERNEL) ?
> Yes.  This prevents them being used in the kernel.  They are compatibility
> cruft for NetBSD.  In the kernel the corresponding interfaces are
> spelled timevaladd(), etc.  Unfortunately, the timeradd() form of these
> interfaces escaped to userland via NetBSD.

argh, the declarations are just above, not seen... thanks.

Cyrille Lefevre.
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