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Re: threads!

From: Marcus Brinkmann
Subject: Re: threads!
Date: Fri, 5 Oct 2001 17:27:05 +0200
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On Thu, Oct 04, 2001 at 04:39:15PM -0000, kurian  kattukaren wrote:
> >>"kurian  kattukaren" <> writes:
> >> Will this do for schedule_timeout().
> >BSG replied:
> >It's not the best way.
> >The "canonical" way to write timeout-like functions is >to keep track of a 
> >queue of timout requests, and have a >thread whose job is to sleep until the 
> >top item in the >queue is ready, and then call its function.
> Any info on how to accomplish the above , along with links to thread 
> tutorials are also welcome.
> thanking you,
> kurian joseph
> "knowledge shared spreads geometrically"

The Linux timer emulation code you used already does this
(pfinet/timer-emul.c).  If this is not what Thomas meant, I don't know what
else it could be.


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