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Date:   Fri, 24 Mar 2017 20:34:15 -0700
From:   Eric Dumazet <eric.dumazet@...il.com>
To:     Alexander Duyck <alexander.duyck@...il.com>
Cc:     netdev@...r.kernel.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
        sridhar.samudrala@...el.com, edumazet@...gle.com,
        davem@...emloft.net, linux-api@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [net-next PATCH v3 5/8] net: Track start of busy loop instead
 of when it should end

On Fri, 2017-03-24 at 10:08 -0700, Alexander Duyck wrote:
> From: Alexander Duyck <alexander.h.duyck@...el.com>
> 
> This patch flips the logic we were using to determine if the busy polling
> has timed out.  The main motivation for this is that we will need to
> support two different possible timeout values in the future and by
> recording the start time rather than when we would want to end we can focus
> on making the end_time specific to the task be it epoll or socket based
> polling.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Alexander Duyck <alexander.h.duyck@...el.com>
> ---


Acked-by: Eric Dumazet <edumazet@...gle.com>

Thanks guys !


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