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Date:   Tue, 15 Dec 2020 09:12:10 -0700
From:   Shuah Khan <skhan@...uxfoundation.org>
To:     Jeffrin Jose T <jeffrin@...agiritech.edu.in>,
        Shuah Khan <shuah@...nel.org>
Cc:     "open list:KERNEL SELFTEST FRAMEWORK" 
        <linux-kselftest@...r.kernel.org>,
        lkml <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        Shuah Khan <skhan@...uxfoundation.org>
Subject: Re: related to fixing depreciated api

On 12/14/20 9:42 AM, Jeffrin Jose T wrote:
> hello,
> 
> i have worked on to  fix  depreciated api issue from
> tools/testing/selftests/intel_pstate/aerf.c
> 
> i met with the following error related...
> 
> --------------x------------------x----------------->
> $pwd
> /home/jeffrin/UP/linux-kselftest/tools/testing/selftests/intel_pstate
> $make
> gcc  -Wall -D_GNU_SOURCE    aperf.c /home/jeffrin/UP/linux-
> kselftest/tools/testing/selftests/kselftest_harness.h
> /home/jeffrin/UP/linux-kselftest/tools/testing/selftests/kselftest.h -
> lm -o /home/jeffrin/UP/linux-
> kselftest/tools/testing/selftests/intel_pstate/aperf
> aperf.c: In function ‘main’:
> aperf.c:58:2: warning: ‘ftime’ is deprecated [-Wdeprecated-
> declarations]
>     58 |  ftime(&before);
>        |  ^~~~~
> In file included from aperf.c:9:
> /usr/include/x86_64-linux-gnu/sys/timeb.h:39:12: note: declared here
>     39 | extern int ftime (struct timeb *__timebuf)
>        |            ^~~~~
> aperf.c:67:2: warning: ‘ftime’ is deprecated [-Wdeprecated-
> declarations]
>     67 |  ftime(&after);
>        |  ^~~~~
> In file included from aperf.c:9:
> /usr/include/x86_64-linux-gnu/sys/timeb.h:39:12: note: declared here
>     39 | extern int ftime (struct timeb *__timebuf)
>        |            ^~~~~
> $
> ----------------x---------------x---------------------->
> 
> 
> from ftime manual  i found that it is depreciated...
> 
> This  function is deprecated, and will be removed in a future version
> of the GNU C library.  Use clock_gettime(2) instead.
> 
> 
> now clock_gettime  gives  new data structure.
> 
>   struct timespec {
>                 time_t   tv_sec;        /* seconds */
>                 long     tv_nsec;       /* nanoseconds */
>             };
> 
> 
> i worked on with the new data structure and some errors that came
> along.
> typical final output looks good but  values of runtime and typical
> frequency
> does not look normal during "sudo bash run.sh".
> 
> output of "git diff" and  a  portion of output of   "sudo bash run.sh".
> is attached.
> 

Please send a proper patch to fix intel_pstate to use clock_gettime.

thanks,
-- Shuah

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