On Thu, 2006-07-27 at 14:42 +0200, Gilles Chanteperdrix wrote:
> 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 I have an outdated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.
Makes sense, since xnpod_suspend_thread() and xnsynch_sleep_on() are
tightly integrated interfaces.
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