xtime variable in kernel 4.0

Nick Krause xerofoify at gmail.com
Tue Apr 14 09:31:17 EDT 2015

On Tue, Apr 14, 2015 at 9:20 AM, Greg KH <greg at kroah.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 14, 2015 at 08:47:08AM -0400, Mohammad A Khasawneh wrote:
>> Hi everyone,
>> I'm trying to develop a syscall in kernel v4.0 which copies the xtime variable
>> to user space. I can find the variable in 3.X but it seems to have been changed
>> in 4.0. Can anyone point me to its location?
> git is your friend, it shouldn't be hard to find where it went to, just
> look at all commits that changed between the version you find it, and
> the new one, and run 'git log path/filename.c'
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I am wondering why you need to return the wall clock time to user
space. This seems unnecessary to me unless you can find some
that need the wall clock time in order to function correctly.

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