Re: Introduction of long term scheduling

From: Ashley Yakeley <ashley_at_SEMANTIC.ORG>
Date: Sat, 6 Jan 2007 13:38:28 -0800

On Jan 6, 2007, at 08:35, M. Warner Losh wrote:

> So for the foreseeable future,
> timestamps in OSes will be a count of seconds and a fractional second
> part. That's not going to change anytime soon even with faster
> machines, more memory, etc. Too many transaction processing
> applications demand maximum speed.

That's sensible for a simple timestamp, but trying to squeeze in a
leap-second table probably isn't such a good idea.

Ashley Yakeley
Received on Sat Jan 06 2007 - 13:39:15 PST

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