[cgl_discussion] Project review: HRT (high-res-timers0

george anzinger george at mvista.com
Tue Sep 10 14:59:41 PDT 2002

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Khalid Aziz [mailto:khalid at fc.hp.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, September 04, 2002 2:27 PM
> Subject: Project review
> We had decided that each project needs to go through a review on
> cgl_discussion mailing list. We need to get this review started. Project
> maintainers need to initaite this process. To kick off the review, here
> is what I would suggest sending in an email as a proposal to
> cgl_discussion:
> 1. Quote the requirements from the requirements doc that your project is
> expected to meet.

Priority 1:
POSIX clocks/ timers, 1.2.1
Scaleable timers,     6.4.1
Priority 2:
Timer scale enhancements, 6.5.1
> 2. Explain how you think the project you have picked meets the above
> requirements.

The project adds POSIX clocks and timers to the kernel AND
provides a high performance (scalable) interface to the

> 3. Explain the design of your project or point to a document on the web
> that explains the design.

Project documentation is available at
There is also extinsive usage documentation in the kernel
tree under Documentation/high-res-timers/*
> 4. Pointer to your code/patch.

The public patch is available at:
> This needs to be done very quickly by the maintainers who already have
> code in CVS repository. I would propose a deadline of Sep 10th for
> intial email to cgl_discussion. For others, I would suggest Sep 13th
> (Friday the 13th).
> Let me know if you have any questions, comments or objections.
> --
> Khalid
George Anzinger   george at mvista.com
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