Re: Linux time code

From: Roman Zippel
Date: Sun Aug 20 2006 - 13:08:22 EST


On Thu, 17 Aug 2006, john stultz wrote:

> > What is missing is the abiltity to map a clock to a posix clock, so that
> > you would have CLOCK_REALTIME/CLOCK_MONOTONIC as NTP controlled clocks and
> > other CLOCK_* as the raw clock.
> Is there a use case for this (wanting non-NTP corrected time on a system
> running NTPd) you have in mind?

Most are probably special cases, but a more general use would be to allow
tracking the stability of multiple clocks, so you can check which is most
suited for a time server. So far you can only do it for one clock at a
time and you have to turn off NTP for calibration.

bye, Roman
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