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Date:   Thu,  7 Dec 2017 13:20:46 +0000 (UTC)
From:   Kalle Valo <kvalo@...eaurora.org>
To:     Arnd Bergmann <arnd@...db.de>
Cc:     y2038@...ts.linaro.org, Arnd Bergmann <arnd@...db.de>,
        Johannes Berg <johannes.berg@...el.com>,
        Arend Van Spriel <arend.vanspriel@...adcom.com>,
        Iain Hunter <drhunter95@...il.com>,
        "Reizer, Eyal" <eyalr@...com>,
        "David S. Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>,
        linux-wireless@...r.kernel.org, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: wlcore: use boottime for fw time sync

Arnd Bergmann <arnd@...db.de> wrote:

> Using getnstimeofday()/timespec_to_ns() causes an overflow on 32-bit
> architectures in 2038, and may suffer from time jumps due to
> settimeofday() or leap seconds.
> 
> I don't see a reason why this needs to be UTC, so either monotonic
> or boot time would be better here. Assuming that the fw time keeps
> running during suspend, boottime is better than monotonic, and
> ktime_get_boot_ns() will also save the additional conversion to
> nanoseconds.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@...db.de>

Patch applied to wireless-drivers-next.git, thanks.

99f6996d4cba wlcore: use boottime for fw time sync

-- 
https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/10076691/

https://wireless.wiki.kernel.org/en/developers/documentation/submittingpatches

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