DragonFly kernel List (threaded) for 2008-04
Re: Testing monotonic clock
Matthew Dillon wrote:
> :Matthew Dillon wrote:
> :> I would say that DragonFly is wrong. The opengroup standards page
> :> says that only <time.h> is needed.
> :OK. so, how could we fix this? Any objections to just add include to
> :<sys/time.h> into time.h? It fixes the problem problem for sure, but
> : I'm not sure about all consequences - this myriad of ifdefs etc
> :in /usr/include has been always mystery for me ;).
> :Hasso Tepper
> Well, sys/time.h includes sys/types.h and quite a bit of work seems
> to have gone into restricting visibility so we might need to do a
> little work on sys/time.h before we can include it in time.h
What scares me is that sys/time.h includes time.h :).
> It looks like time.h only needs sys/types.h in order to get time_t.
> time_t's real declaration is __time_t from <machine/types.h>
> (which in turn comes from cpu/*/include/stdint.h). Whew, what a
Well. This alone doesn't solve the problem because including just time.h
alone from application doesn't work anyway, because:
/usr/include/time.h:135: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm'
or '__attribute__' before 'strftime'