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Re: svn commit: r1580914 - /subversion/trunk/subversion/libsvn_subr/io.c

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_wandisco.com>
Date: Tue, 25 Mar 2014 08:25:40 +0100

On 24.03.2014 18:31, Julian Foad wrote:
> p.s. For other readers, I only started looking at this at all because
> Philip reported an actual bug whereby the function's 1-millisecond
> delay is simply wrong for many Linux systems. - Julian

We really should not rely on the system time resolution but on the
resolution of the filesystem mtime, which can vary from less than a
millisecond to 2 seconds (hello, FAT), and is almost always different
than the system timer resolution.

-- Brane

Branko Čibej | Director of Subversion
WANdisco // Non-Stop Data
e. brane_at_wandisco.com
Received on 2014-03-25 08:26:26 CET

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