Is it time to expose timespecsub and friends to userland?

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at
Fri Mar 16 19:01:18 UTC 2018

In message <1521223787.99081.63.camel at>, Ian Lepore writes:

>IMO, it's long overdue.  I've never understood why they weren't exposed
>on the day the were added.

I have a faint recollection that there were many copies in
userland already which I didn't want to deal with right there and then.

Poul-Henning Kamp       | UNIX since Zilog Zeus 3.20
phk at FreeBSD.ORG         | TCP/IP since RFC 956
FreeBSD committer       | BSD since 4.3-tahoe    
Never attribute to malice what can adequately be explained by incompetence.

More information about the freebsd-hackers mailing list