Is there a delay which yields?

Julian Elischer julian at
Sun Mar 15 10:17:22 PDT 2009

Barney Cordoba wrote:
> I'd expect DELAY to yield till timeout but a task with a delay loop just
> runs to 100% usage. Is there a function which can yield exectution for
> a set amount of time (without having to use a timer)?

DELAY is designe for use early in the boot when thre are no timers.
it is only occasionally used for cases during normal operation.

how would a thread know how long it has been away if no timer is used?

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