[ovs-dev] [PATCH] config: Add explicit support for building on ESX.

Ethan Jackson ethan at nicira.com
Tue Oct 9 21:21:08 UTC 2012

> Maybe I'm mistaken, but IIRC ESX is the only case we know of where
> timer_create() doesn't work.  We previously found this out only at
> runtime, but with your change we will instead disable timer caching at
> compile time so there's now (again) no need to disable it at runtime.
> No?

True, I am expecting that in future versions of ESX, timer_create will
be implemented, so I wanted to leave it like this so that we will do
the right thing in both cases.  That said, we can always make it a run
time check if/when we need it.  I'll change it back for now.


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