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From r..@apache.org
Subject Re: more notes on the apr_time_t issue
Date Mon, 15 Jul 2002 03:30:17 GMT
On Sun, 14 Jul 2002, Justin Erenkrantz wrote:

> On Sun, Jul 14, 2002 at 07:54:23PM -0700, Ryan Bloom wrote:
> > BTW, nsec is completely bogus.  There isn't an OS that I know of that
> > reports nsec intervals.  Windows comes the closest with 100 nsec chunks,
> 
> On *BSD platforms, stat() returns nanoseconds in a timespec struct
> or in the st_?timensec variable for the {amc}time values.  Therefore,
> it is conceivable to have nsec support in apr_time_t to represent
> file times efficently (if the underlying OS supports it).
> 
> So, I don't believe nsec support is as far-fetched as it first
> sounds.  -- justin

So that is 4 platforms out of how many?  I am saying 4, because that is
NetBSD, OpenBSD, FreeBSD, and Mac OS X.  We have never tried to implement
features that weren't available on most platforms before.

Ryan

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