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Re: Help me to understand the POSIX timers
- From: george anzinger <george at mvista dot com>
- To: "Thomas Bushnell, BSG" <tb at becket dot net>
- Cc: "libc-alpha at sources dot redhat dot com" <libc-alpha at sources dot redhat dot com>
- Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2002 15:52:07 -0800
- Subject: Re: Help me to understand the POSIX timers
- Organization: Monta Vista Software
- References: <3C75748D.CCDF8938@mvista.com> <email@example.com>
"Thomas Bushnell, BSG" wrote:
> george anzinger <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > I am trying to figure out how to integrate the high-res-timers (see
> > signature) stuff into glibc without loosing functionality. The standard
> > says that these timers should time execution time, and I need to
> > understand how they do that.
> Well, they really have to be implemented with kernel support; that is,
> principally with kernel support, rather just like ordinary old
> pre-threads itimers.
I think I have a charter to do just that, but first I need to know what
they do now. Where, for example, is the thread code. I tried to get
TAGS to find it but it fails.
Real time sched: http://sourceforge.net/projects/rtsched/