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Re: [lwip-users] use of struct timeval in sys_jiffies, UNIX port

From: Kieran Mansley
Subject: Re: [lwip-users] use of struct timeval in sys_jiffies, UNIX port
Date: Thu, 19 Jun 2008 15:59:11 +0100

On Thu, 2008-06-19 at 16:37 +0200, address@hidden wrote:
> My compiler complained about tv.tv_sec being used before it was
> initialized, and upon inspection I must say I don't really understand
> what is happening.
> Depending on the compiler, isn't the value of tv_sec at best
> initialized to zero, otherwise unpredictable? And the result from  
> gettimeofday is not used for anything?
>   From sys_arch.c, UNIX port, latest version in CVS.
> unsigned long
> sys_jiffies(void)
> {
>       struct timeval tv;
>       unsigned long sec = tv.tv_sec;
>       long usec = tv.tv_usec;
>       gettimeofday(&tv,NULL);

I agree that this looks wrong.  Should be a straightforward thing to fix
though.  Could you file a bug?



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