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authorLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2014-07-19 06:25:03 -1000
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2014-07-19 06:25:03 -1000
commitb495c23cd4ed0a7ad827eb07c7c9f61767f6674f (patch)
tree01f711ddc0aaa6a42b75ccab99499b78a18e580d
parentda5b99b4545e2bae9a08876e6e827589dbfdcd9a (diff)
parent16927776ae757d0d132bdbfabbfe2c498342bd59 (diff)
Merge branch 'timers-urgent-for-linus' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/tip/tip
Pull timer fix from Thomas Gleixner: "A single fix for a long standing issue in the alarm timer subsystem, which was noticed recently when people finally started to use alarm timers for serious work" * 'timers-urgent-for-linus' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/tip/tip: alarmtimer: Fix bug where relative alarm timers were treated as absolute
-rw-r--r--kernel/time/alarmtimer.c20
1 files changed, 18 insertions, 2 deletions
diff --git a/kernel/time/alarmtimer.c b/kernel/time/alarmtimer.c
index 88c9c65a430d..fe75444ae7ec 100644
--- a/kernel/time/alarmtimer.c
+++ b/kernel/time/alarmtimer.c
@@ -585,9 +585,14 @@ static int alarm_timer_set(struct k_itimer *timr, int flags,
struct itimerspec *new_setting,
struct itimerspec *old_setting)
{
+ ktime_t exp;
+
if (!rtcdev)
return -ENOTSUPP;
+ if (flags & ~TIMER_ABSTIME)
+ return -EINVAL;
+
if (old_setting)
alarm_timer_get(timr, old_setting);
@@ -597,8 +602,16 @@ static int alarm_timer_set(struct k_itimer *timr, int flags,
/* start the timer */
timr->it.alarm.interval = timespec_to_ktime(new_setting->it_interval);
- alarm_start(&timr->it.alarm.alarmtimer,
- timespec_to_ktime(new_setting->it_value));
+ exp = timespec_to_ktime(new_setting->it_value);
+ /* Convert (if necessary) to absolute time */
+ if (flags != TIMER_ABSTIME) {
+ ktime_t now;
+
+ now = alarm_bases[timr->it.alarm.alarmtimer.type].gettime();
+ exp = ktime_add(now, exp);
+ }
+
+ alarm_start(&timr->it.alarm.alarmtimer, exp);
return 0;
}
@@ -730,6 +743,9 @@ static int alarm_timer_nsleep(const clockid_t which_clock, int flags,
if (!alarmtimer_get_rtcdev())
return -ENOTSUPP;
+ if (flags & ~TIMER_ABSTIME)
+ return -EINVAL;
+
if (!capable(CAP_WAKE_ALARM))
return -EPERM;

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