cvs commit: src/sys/sys time.h src/sys/kern kern_time.c

Dag-Erling Smørgrav des at
Mon Nov 28 15:09:59 GMT 2005

Bruce Evans <bde at> writes:
> I can see a use for making a timestamp after select() returns, not for
> timeout purposes since the timeout should normally be for emergencies and
> it's relative so it doesn't need the current time, but just to record when
> things happen.

IIRC, POSIX allows (but does not require) select(2) to modify the
provided struct timeval to reflect how much time remains until the
original deadline.  Personally, I would find that very useful...

Dag-Erling Smørgrav - des at

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