[erlang-bugs] clock_gettime stability check locked out for linux

Joe Williams <>
Wed May 20 22:57:22 CEST 2009

Can anyone give me any insight on this?



Joe Williams wrote:
> The check for clock_gettime ignores the configure test result for 
> stability. Discussed in the following thread:
> http://groups.google.com/group/erlang-programming/browse_thread/thread/4f4f5a03fd5c8c6b
> I am interested in whether this is a legitimate issue on linux systems 
> or an artifact to lock this setting out on older kernels. According to 
> the libc docs on newer kernels the appropriate clock ids are supported. 
> If the latter is it possible the check could be adjusted to lock out old 
> kernels and actually honor the stability test result on newer?
> Any information you have on this is helpful.
> -Joe

Name: Joseph A. Williams
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