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Date:	Thu, 1 Feb 2007 14:29:04 +0100
From:	Jiri Bohac <>
To:	Andi Kleen <>
	Vojtech Pavlik <>,,,,,,
Subject: Re: [patch 6/9] Add the "Master Timer"

On Thu, Feb 01, 2007 at 12:22:55PM +0100, Andi Kleen wrote:
> >  
> > -unsigned int cpu_khz;					/* TSC clocks / usec, not used here */
> > +unsigned int cpu_khz;		/* TSC clocks / usec, not used here */
> > +static s64 mt_per_tick;		/* master timer ticks per jiffie */
> > +static u64 __mt;		/* master timer */
> > +static u32 __mt_last;		/* value last read from read_master_timer() when updating timer caches */
> Why the underscores? 

To make it clear that the variables should not be used directly.
They should only be accessed through the get_master_timer(),
set_master_timer64(), etc. funcitions.

Something wrong with that? I have no problem deleting the
underscores :-)

Jiri Bohac <>

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