gettime time travels after suspend

Chris January chris@atomice.net
Sun Apr 14 03:47:00 GMT 2002


> > There is a similar problem here with timeouts passd to
> > WaitForSingleObjectEx, and WaitForMultipleObjectsEx. I was
> > thinking of generating a patch that does a single retry when
> > a Wait* times out. Is the consensus that this would be useful or not?
>
> I think it depends on *where* the Wait* function is called. In various
> pthread calls for instance, we should not retry - because the timeouts
> are passed in as absolute values, not as elapsed values.
That's true, but I was thinking primarily about internal synchronisation
calls.

Hmm - I wonder why those values were made absolute though.

Chris




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