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Date:	Sat, 19 Jul 2014 10:50:33 +0200 (CEST)
From:	Thomas Gleixner <tglx@...utronix.de>
To:	Linus Torvalds <torvalds@...ux-foundation.org>
cc:	Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>,
	LKML <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
	Ingo Molnar <mingo@...nel.org>,
	"H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@...or.com>
Subject: [git pull] timer updates for 3.16

Linus,

please pull the latest timers-urgent-for-linus git tree from:

   git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/tip/tip.git timers-urgent-for-linus

A single fix for a long standing issue in the alarm timer subsystem,
which was noticed recently when people finally started to use alarm
timers for serious work.

Thanks,

	tglx

------------------>
John Stultz (1):
      alarmtimer: Fix bug where relative alarm timers were treated as absolute


 kernel/time/alarmtimer.c | 20 ++++++++++++++++++--
 1 file changed, 18 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/kernel/time/alarmtimer.c b/kernel/time/alarmtimer.c
index 88c9c65..fe75444 100644
--- a/kernel/time/alarmtimer.c
+++ b/kernel/time/alarmtimer.c
@@ -585,9 +585,14 @@ static int alarm_timer_set(struct k_itimer *timr, int flags,
 				struct itimerspec *new_setting,
 				struct itimerspec *old_setting)
 {
+	ktime_t exp;
+
 	if (!rtcdev)
 		return -ENOTSUPP;
 
+	if (flags & ~TIMER_ABSTIME)
+		return -EINVAL;
+
 	if (old_setting)
 		alarm_timer_get(timr, old_setting);
 
@@ -597,8 +602,16 @@ static int alarm_timer_set(struct k_itimer *timr, int flags,
 
 	/* start the timer */
 	timr->it.alarm.interval = timespec_to_ktime(new_setting->it_interval);
-	alarm_start(&timr->it.alarm.alarmtimer,
-			timespec_to_ktime(new_setting->it_value));
+	exp = timespec_to_ktime(new_setting->it_value);
+	/* Convert (if necessary) to absolute time */
+	if (flags != TIMER_ABSTIME) {
+		ktime_t now;
+
+		now = alarm_bases[timr->it.alarm.alarmtimer.type].gettime();
+		exp = ktime_add(now, exp);
+	}
+
+	alarm_start(&timr->it.alarm.alarmtimer, exp);
 	return 0;
 }
 
@@ -730,6 +743,9 @@ static int alarm_timer_nsleep(const clockid_t which_clock, int flags,
 	if (!alarmtimer_get_rtcdev())
 		return -ENOTSUPP;
 
+	if (flags & ~TIMER_ABSTIME)
+		return -EINVAL;
+
 	if (!capable(CAP_WAKE_ALARM))
 		return -EPERM;
 
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