Re: [PATCH 1/5] generic clocksource updates

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On Thu, 6 Apr 2006, Thomas Gleixner wrote:

> On Mon, 2006-04-03 at 21:55 +0200, Roman Zippel wrote:
> >  struct clocksource {
> >  	char *name;
> > @@ -58,11 +57,11 @@ struct clocksource {
> >  	u32 mult;
> >  	u32 shift;
> >  	int (*update_callback)(void);
> > -	int is_continuous;
> This field was introduced to have a clear property description. The
> rating field might be used for this, but from a given rating on a
> particular CPU architecture it might be hard to deduce whether this
> clock source is good enough so we can switch to high resolution timer
> mode.

Currently this field isn't needed and as soon we have a need for it, we 
can add proper capability information.

bye, Roman
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