kernel API's regarding time conversions

Mohammed Shafi shafi.kernel at
Tue Apr 5 06:56:29 EDT 2011

On Mon, Apr 4, 2011 at 5:17 PM, Mohammed Shafi <shafi.kernel at>wrote:

> Hi all,
>              Is there some kernel API's(like jiffies_to_msecs) already
> available for any of the following:
> 1.millisecs_to_seconds
> 2.seconds_to_minutes
> 3.minutes_to_hours
> 4.hours_to_days
> 5.days_to_months
> 6.months_to_years
> sorry if its a basic question.
> thanks in advance,
> shafi
Hi all,
       looks like time_to_tm function in /kernel/time/timeconv.c will be
helpful. my question itself is not correct, my actual query, is to get all
the other time parameters using milli_secs as the time input.
Any other suggestions will be helpful.
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