Improving setitimer resolution

Christopher Faylor cgf@redhat.com
Thu Jul 17 05:18:00 GMT 2003


On Thu, Jul 17, 2003 at 12:30:26AM -0400, Pierre A. Humblet wrote:
>B.t.w., I can produce cases where gettimeofday() diverges from time(),
>which is based on system time, because the system time is a software
>clock subject to manual (user) and automatic (network time)
>adjustments, while multimedia time is hardware based.

Btw, I don't have the strength to go through the discussion of the pros
and cons of the gettimeofday implementation again.  You can review it in
the cygwin mailing list if you want.



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