Jan Kiszka wrote:
 > > I am thinking again about this patch: some handlers need to be
 > > rewritten, for example the posix timers handler, because the handler
 > > relies on the fact that it is called for every timer expiry to compute
 > > the overruns count. So maybe this patch should come with the addition of
 > > an xntimer_getoverrun service that computes the overrun count using the
 > > tsc ?
 > > 
 > Mmh, that gets close to hrtimer_forward now: push an overdue timer to an
 > expiry date that is in the future and return the number of overruns. But
 > do we still want this optimisation of the broken path then? It starts
 > getting complex, probably adding more code than it is worth. I'm
 > starting to vote against my own patch...

The code to compute the number of overruns from the tsc exists in
xnpod_wait_thread_period, is not this just a matter of refactoring this
code in an xntimer_getoverrun ?


                                            Gilles Chanteperdrix.

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