[ovs-dev] [PATCH] timeval: Block SIGALRM when sleeping.

Ben Pfaff blp at nicira.com
Tue Oct 16 01:09:06 UTC 2012

On Mon, Oct 15, 2012 at 05:14:31PM -0700, Ethan Jackson wrote:
> Commit 00a16895 (timeval: Don't require signals for time_alarm().)
> Incorrectly disabled signals when when CACHE_TIME was disabled.  In
> fact, the reverse was correct.  As a result of this bug, OVS would
> wake once every 100ms unnecessarily.  It shouldn't have affected
> correctness otherwise.
> Signed-off-by: Ethan Jackson <ethan at nicira.com>

Good catch, thank you.

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