[Patch]: Timer functions

Pierre A. Humblet pierre@phumblet.no-ip.org
Mon Mar 7 16:21:00 GMT 2005

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Pierre A. Humblet" 
Sent: Sunday, March 06, 2005 11:40 PM
Subject: Re: [Patch]: Timer functions

> At 11:00 PM 3/6/2005 -0500, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> >I am puzzled by a couple of things.
> >
> >Why did you decide to forego using th->detach in favor of (apparently)
> >a:
> >
> >      while (running)
> > low_priority_sleep (0);
> These are not directly related. I got into this issue because of the bug
> where cygthreads were not reused. I replaced th->detach by self_release
> because that seemed to be the most natural and efficient way
> to fix the problem. 

Also that frees the cygthread when the timer expires, not when it's 
rearmed (if ever).


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