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Re: [patch] Generic time fixes

To: Jun Sun <jsun@mvista.com>
Subject: Re: [patch] Generic time fixes
From: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <macro@ds2.pg.gda.pl>
Date: Tue, 22 Jul 2003 23:24:31 +0200 (MET DST)
Cc: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>, linux-mips@linux-mips.org
In-reply-to: <20030722101654.C3135@mvista.com>
Organization: Technical University of Gdansk
Original-recipient: rfc822;linux-mips@linux-mips.org
Sender: linux-mips-bounce@linux-mips.org
On Tue, 22 Jul 2003, Jun Sun wrote:

> Again, board does have choice as to whether it wants RTC update or not.

 Nope, it doesn't -- it has to update it.  There's something that is
called an interface and all systems are required to behave consistently. 
The only justifiable exception would be a system having no RTC at all.
Any other system ignoring the call is plain broken.

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