[time-nuts] FreeBSD, NetBSD, or Minix-III?
phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Sat May 16 15:09:07 UTC 2009
In message <4A0EBDEE.2020703 at erols.com>, Chuck Harris writes:
>A "watch" isn't exactly a challenge to an operating system.
But figuring out correct handling of time is a challenge for operating
I have no idea how the timing code is in minix3, but I do know
how much time it took me and subsequently Warner to get it right
and good in FreeBSD.
I'll still claim that FreeBSD is a generation ahead of all other
operating systems with respect to timekeeping, if for no other
reason, because FreeBSD is the only OS that truly splits the
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