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Re: [PATCH] Avoid gettimeofday when not needed

To: Andi Kleen <ak@xxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Avoid gettimeofday when not needed
From: Ville Nuorvala <vnuorval@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 31 Mar 2004 17:24:47 +0300 (EEST)
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On Wed, 31 Mar 2004, Andi Kleen wrote:

> Ok, thanks for clarifying this. I guessed the intention wrong then.
>
> A better way may be to just add a new skb flag for this that is managed
> by the arp code? Comments?

I guess that's all right.

There just doesn't seem to be any general flag field in sk_buff that we
might use at this moment. Should one be added, or should we just hide the
flag inside the cb field using the likes of inet_skb_parm and
inet6_skb_parm?

> -Andi

Regards,
Ville

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Ville Nuorvala
Research Assistant, Institute of Digital Communications,
Helsinki University of Technology
email: vnuorval@xxxxxxxxxx, phone: +358 (0)9 451 5257

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