Re: [take12 0/3] kevent: Generic event handling mechanism.

From: Evgeniy Polyakov
Date: Wed Aug 23 2006 - 12:20:42 EST

On Wed, Aug 23, 2006 at 09:09:20AM -0700, Andrew Morton (akpm@xxxxxxxx) wrote:
> > I can put nanoseconds as timer interval too (with aligned_u64 as David
> > mentioned), and put it for timeout value too - 64 bit nanosecods ends up
> > with 58 years, probably enough.
> > Structures with u64 a really not so good idea.
> >
> OK. One could do u32 seconds/u32 nsecs, but a simple aligned_u64 will be
> better for 64-bit machines, and OK for 32-bit.

aligned_u64 is not exported to userspace, so in the last patchset I just
use __u64 as syscall parameter.

Evgeniy Polyakov
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