Real Time Clock

Ralf Corsepius ralf.corsepius at
Mon May 11 11:37:12 UTC 2009

Joel Sherrill wrote:
> Sebastian Huber wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I tried to write a shell command to read and set the real time clock (RTC).
>> Unfortunately this is currently impossible to achieve within the cpukit.  One
>> solution would be to extend the default RTC driver interface in
>> cpukit/libcsupport/include/rtc.h:

> I don't have a problem with adding some more standard interfaces
> to the driver.  It should be possible to do it in a way that doesn't
> impact any existing BSP or application.
I am not excited to see yet another proprietary method being proposed 
related to timers.

Instead, we should implement POSIX conformant calls with a appropriate 
syscalls underneath.


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