PPS documentation

Gary E. Miller gem at rellim.com
Sun Feb 26 22:19:01 UTC 2017

Yo Eric!

On Sun, 26 Feb 2017 17:08:15 -0500
"Eric S. Raymond" <esr at thyrsus.com> wrote:

> Gary E. Miller <gem at rellim.com>:
> > I thought we had killed it.  If not it needs to be killed.  It
> > should never be used.  
> No, it's still here, if you mean hardpps amd RFC1589 support.  Though
> I didn't know that until today - it's amost completely undocumented,
> you have notice the hint dropped by the meaning of flag3 and then read
> source code to get any idea what's going on.

Any reason not to kill it off?  With the move to tickless Linux I can't
see the kernel caring about a 22 year old interface that has no added
value, is rarely used and incompatible with the future.

Gary E. Miller Rellim 109 NW Wilmington Ave., Suite E, Bend, OR 97703
	gem at rellim.com  Tel:+1 541 382 8588

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