svn commit: r265472 - head/bin/dd

Dmitry Morozovsky marck at
Thu May 8 22:55:41 UTC 2014

On Wed, 7 May 2014, Alan Somers wrote:


> Even if nanosecond resolution isn't useful, monotonicity is.  Nobody
> should be using a nonmonotonic clock just to measure durations.  I
> started an audit of all of FreeBSD to look for other programs that use
> gettimeofday to measure durations.  I haven't finished, but I've
> already found a lot, including xz, ping, hastd, fetch, systat, powerd,
> and others.  I don't have time to fix them, though.  Would you be
> interested, or do you know anyone else who would?

>From your list, hastd seems to be the most dangerous point to me.

Adding trociny@ as one of the most active hastd-related committers so the issue 
would not be lost in the areas...

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