Hello Paul,

What about the assembler pause opcode? I think it is introduced starting
pentium 4. You could do the delay loop in asm and insert pause's to
decrease the cpu load.

Rgds, Wilfried [TeamICS]

Tuesday, January 27, 2009, 13:41, Paul wrote:

> Hi Wilfried ,

>> But if you use PostMessage to same thread context. and IN your custom
>> message handler you do your next operation, then you have a very small
>> delay without hanging up the message pump for this thread.

> This is a delay of max a few microseconds and it is working this way 
> already.
> Windows is very fast with messages: it can handle about 500.000/s on recent
> PC's

>> If you want to block the program flow then you can also use a close
>> loop. But no message will be processed in the same thread context during
>> the loop and I don't think that was what you wanted.

> This is what I want when the connection speed is too high.
> The only problem is that a software loop increases to cpu load to 40 %.
> It wouldn't be a problem if only a few messages are sent, but it is with a
> continuous stream of very short messages.

> It would be great to have a non-cpu-extensive delay for very periods.
> That way, a better bandwidth control could be implemented in ICS also.
> The current one has been useles so far (for me) because the current timing
> period is at least 1000 times too high for me

> Paul

To unsubscribe or change your settings for TWSocket mailing list
please goto http://lists.elists.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/twsocket
Visit our website at http://www.overbyte.be

Reply via email to