OLS: On how user space sucks
Posted Jul 21, 2006 7:37 UTC (Fri) by nix
Parent article: OLS: On how user space sucks
I think it's more that *when the smart scheduler was implemented* (XFree86 4.1?) gettimeofday() was considered too slow (for tight inner loops when processing multiple requests from clients all at once).
The tradeoff might well have changed since then.
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