More download questions !

Joel Sherrill joel at
Tue Apr 15 23:52:19 UTC 1997

On Tue, 15 Apr 1997, Chris Johns wrote:

> I have used it in the RTEMS C++ wrapper currently being developed (actually
> added a micro-seconds to tick macro). The wrapper's interface is micro-seconds
> for timeouts, not ticks.
> This causes problems for a downloaded application using this macro because of
> the external reference.

> What externals would be referenced ?

The answer is "as few as possible" -- ideally 0. :)

> The C++ wrapper only uses one, so far. Maybe the API could be extended to
> include a call to get this value.

The clock_get call already has a list of time related things it can
return.  This directive is not trying to be compliant with any standard 
so feel free to add another one for microseconds per tick.


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