On Tue, 2007-01-02 at 11:20 +0100, Jan Kiszka wrote:
> Hi all - and happy new year,
> I haven't looked at all the new code yet, only the commit messages. I
> found something similar to my fast-forward-on-timer-overrun patch in
> #2010 and wondered if Gilles' original concerns on side effects for the
> POSIX skin were addressed . I recalled that my own final summary on
> this was "leave it as it is" .
The best approach is to update the POSIX skin so that it does not rely
on the timer code to act in a sub-optimal way; that's why this patch
found its way in. Scheduling and processing timer shots uselessly is a
bug, not a feature in this case.
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