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Date:      Sat, 10 Sep 2005 10:22:45 +0200
From:      "Poul-Henning Kamp" <>
To:        Jung-uk Kim <>
Subject:   Re: time_second vs. time_uptime 
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: Your message of "Fri, 09 Sep 2005 17:44:24 EDT." <> 

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In message <>, Jung-uk Kim writes:
>If I read the source correctly, time_second can go backwards or 
>forwards when there is a leap second but time_uptime cannot.  Am I 


>If my assumption is right, it seems we have some misuses in 
>kernel, e. g., sched_sync() in sys/kern/vfs_subr.c.  It may not be 
>critical but it worries me a little because a leap second is 
>scheduled to occur at the end of this year. ;-)

Yes, almost nothing should use time_second in the kernel.

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