setitimer, getitimer() in rtems?

Joel Sherrill joel.sherrill at
Fri Sep 5 13:59:06 UTC 2008

Gene Smith wrote:
> Porting in some code that runs on linux, my last undefined link items
> are setitimer and getitimer. I can't seem to find them in rtems (4.8.0)
> except in the sys/time.h include file so it compiles. Saw some reference
> to them in old mailing list threads that implied (or said?) that you
> have to implement them using rtems native timer calls. Is this right?
Since they use POSIX signals, you would implement them
in the POSIX API (cpukit/posix) and implement them in terms
of SuperCore timers.

Why do you need these? And which of the three types
you want/need?
> Thanks,
> -gene
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