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SubjectRe: Linux application level timers?
Tom Sanders wrote:
>
> I'm writing an application server which receives
> requests from other applications. For each request
> received, I want to start a timer so that I can fail
> the application request if it could not be completed
> in max specified time.
>
> Which Linux timer facility can be used for this?
>
> I have checked out alarm() and signal() system calls,
> but these calls doesn't take an argument, so its not
> possible to associate application request with the
> matured alarm.

Sounds like a job for POSIX clocks & timers. See here:
http://sourceforge.net/projects/high-res-timers/

-g
>
> Any inputs?
>
> Thanks in advance,
> Tom
>
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High-res-timers:
http://sourceforge.net/projects/high-res-timers/
Preemption patch:
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/rml
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