POSIX equivalent of rtems_timer_fire_after

Joel Sherrill <joel@OARcorp.com> joel.sherrill at OARcorp.com
Tue Mar 9 20:47:20 UTC 2004

Peter Dufault wrote:
> On Mar 9, 2004, at 12:31 PM, Joel Sherrill wrote:
>> Without building a timer server that executes an arbitrary user provided
>> function, I think that is the only mechanism POSIX provides.
>> This is one area I think POSIX was weak in.
> I don't use RTEMS yet, I'm just monitoring, so I'm not sure if
> RTEMS has _POSIX_TIMERS, but doesn't _POSIX_TIMERS do this?
> See "timer_create()" and friends.

RTEMS supports POSIX timers.  But re-reading the Open Group
specification again, I only see signals at timeout.

> Peter
> Peter Dufault
> HD Associates, Inc.

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