nanosleep() patch

Christopher Faylor cgf@redhat.com
Tue Jan 21 16:00:00 GMT 2003


On Tue, Jan 21, 2003 at 04:58:42PM +0100, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>Hi Jason,
>
>On Fri, Jan 17, 2003 at 02:28:53PM -0500, Jason Tishler wrote:
>> Attached is a patch that implements nanosleep() by attempting to
>> reuse the current sleep() implementation which seems to provide the
>> necessary functionality.
>> 
>> I'm not sure if there is a better way to convey the fact that
>> sleep_worker() was interrupted than my current implementation.
>> Comments on this issue and the patch in general are welcome.
>
>I'm wondering if we could do without an extra function sleep_worker()
>and let nanosleep() be the basic implementation.  So sleep() as well
>as usleep() could call nanosleep().  Isn't that done that way in the
>Linux kernel, too?

In that case, nanosleep needs to be rewritten to deal with the same
issues as sleep().

cgf



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