On Sun, 21 Jan 2001, Will Andrews wrote:

> The timespec* stuff is hidden behind the _KERNEL aura on FreeBSD, but
> not on OpenBSD.  This is manifested in OpenBSD's make source, which uses
> timespec for a few things.
> So now, maybe someone can answer my question: why is timespec _KERNEL?

The timespec macros are unportable and are specialized for the kernel, so
they shouldn't be turned into application interfaces.

Similarly for the timeval macros, except they shouldn't have been turned
into application interfaces (we have them for compatibility with NetBSD/


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