Is it time to expose timespecsub and friends to userland?

Alan Somers asomers at
Fri Mar 16 19:31:09 UTC 2018

On Fri, Mar 16, 2018 at 1:00 PM, Poul-Henning Kamp <phk at>

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> 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
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Good point.  A quick grep finds a few examples.  I'll make sure to remove

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