[lkml]   [2006]   [Dec]   [13]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
SubjectRe: hrtimer.h
On Thu, 2006-11-30 at 01:42 +0100, Ariel Chÿffffe1vez Lorenzo wrote:
> Hi,
> Since the kernel 2.6.18 has incorporated the high
> resolution timer itself, I'm trying to test it, but on
> my GNU/Debian I can't figure out how to include
> hrtimer.h, that is on /usr/src/linux/include/, the
> headers.
> I use the following command to try to compile it.
> gcc -D__KERNEL__ -I /usr/src/linux/include ex.c
> ex.c is just the inclusion of hrtimer.h
> #include <linux/hrtimer.h>
> int main()
> {
> return 0;
> }

As stated, the kernel headers have nothing to do with user space code.

But I'll educate you a little more.

First, high resolution timers are not in 2.6.18. The hrtimers are, but
the actual meat that makes them high resolution wont be in until
(hopefully) 2.6.20 (or perhaps a little later).

To use the high resolution timers (when they are in), you don't need to
do anything special. nanosleep, and all the posix timers will get them

-- Steve

To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to
More majordomo info at
Please read the FAQ at

 \ /
  Last update: 2006-12-14 02:11    [W:0.068 / U:5.100 seconds]
©2003-2018 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site