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Re: gettimeofday() goes backwards on FreeBSD 4.9

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: "Marc G(dot) Fournier" <scrappy(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Cc: Darcy Buskermolen <darcy(at)wavefire(dot)com>,pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: gettimeofday() goes backwards on FreeBSD 4.9
Date: 2003-11-29 02:25:17
Message-ID: 4037.1070072717@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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"Marc G. Fournier" <scrappy(at)postgresql(dot)org> writes:
>> 15 minutes of error is acceptable?

> Apparently *shrug*  That was just the first answer back though, so we'll
> see what happens ...

BTW, it seems from this thread that the BIND guys have seen even more
bogus behavior than this from gettimeofday() on BSD.  Their attitude is
clearly "BSD is broken":

http://www.isc.org/ml-archives/bind-users/2001/01/msg01246.html


			regards, tom lane

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