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

Ben Pfaff blp at nicira.com
Tue Oct 9 21:25:09 UTC 2012

On Tue, Oct 09, 2012 at 02:21:08PM -0700, Ethan Jackson wrote:
> > 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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