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Date:   Wed, 26 Oct 2016 10:51:02 +0200
From:   Richard Cochran <>
To:     Nicolas Pitre <>
Cc:     John Stultz <>,
        "Yann E. MORIN" <>,
        Michal Marek <>,
        Thomas Gleixner <>,
        Josh Triplett <>,
        Edward Cree <>,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 5/5] posix-timers: make it configurable

On Tue, Oct 25, 2016 at 10:28:51PM -0400, Nicolas Pitre wrote:
> +config POSIX_TIMERS
> +	bool "Posix Clocks & timers" if EXPERT
> +	default y
> +	help
> +	  This includes native support for POSIX timers to the kernel.
> +	  Most embedded systems may have no use for them and therefore they
> +	  can be configured out to reduce the size of the kernel image.

Can you please fix this sentence?  It doesn't make any sense.  "Most"
is making a definite statement of fact, while "may have no use" is

Either you mean:

  1. Most embedded systems have no use for them.

  2. Embedded systems may have no use for them.

or expressing #2 in other words:

  3. Many embedded systems have no use for them.

  4. Some embedded systems have no use for them.

Take your pick.  (But I doubt #1 is really true, and so I would like
to see some numbers to back up that claim.)


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