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POSIX equivalent of rtems_timer_fire_after
- Date: Tue, 09 Mar 2004 14:47:20 -0600
- From: joel.sherrill at OARcorp.com (Joel Sherrill <joel at OARcorp dot com>)
- Subject: POSIX equivalent of rtems_timer_fire_after
Peter Dufault wrote:
> On Mar 9, 2004, at 12:31 PM, Joel Sherrill wrote:
>> Without building a timer server that executes an arbitrary user provided
>> function, I think that is the only mechanism POSIX provides.
>> This is one area I think POSIX was weak in.
> I don't use RTEMS yet, I'm just monitoring, so I'm not sure if
> RTEMS has _POSIX_TIMERS, but doesn't _POSIX_TIMERS do this?
> See "timer_create()" and friends.
RTEMS supports POSIX timers. But re-reading the Open Group
specification again, I only see signals at timeout.
> Peter Dufault
> HD Associates, Inc.
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