Philippe Gerum wrote:
 > >  o A further improvement should be achievable for scenarios 4 and 5 by
 > >    introducing absolute xntimers (more precisely: a flag to
 > >    differentiate between the mode on xntimer_start). I have an outdated
 > >    patch for this in my repos, needs re-basing.
 > > 
 > Grmblm... Well, I would have preferred that we don't add that kind of
 > complexity to the nucleus interface, but I must admit that some
 > important use cases are definitely better served by absolute timespecs,
 > so I would surrender to this requirement, provided the implementation is
 > confined to xnpod_suspend_thread() + xntimer_start().

It would be nice if absolute timeouts were also available when using
xnsynch_sleep_on. There are a few use cases in the POSIX skin.


                                            Gilles Chanteperdrix.

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