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Re: Suspend() question

In message <> , you wrote:
> >    My question is:  Is it possible to make a suspend function that would
> >  suspend for less than a second?
> Not portably.  There evidently exist a number of SYSV-derived unices
> in which getting a usable millisecond wall-clock time is not possible. which case you could round up to the nearest whole second, right?
Functions like suspend/fork only guarantee that you'll sleep for *at
least* the time specified.

If you're trying to use it for some application which requires ms
accuracy, you'll lose when you start transmitting over the network



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