[fpc-devel] fpNanoSleep vs Select()
Michael Van Canneyt
michael at freepascal.org
Fri Oct 7 10:26:00 CEST 2005
On Fri, 7 Oct 2005, Ales Katona wrote:
> Hello, I'd like to ask why Sleep() function in unix world uses Select()
> instead of fpNanoSleep()? Is there a particular reason? After a somewhat
> riggid discussion on the channel yesterday I came up testing threading using
> sleep() and nanosleep(). The difference in speed is huge. I'm prepared to
> make a patch for Sleep() to use NanoSleep but I'd like to know if there are
> any reasons again such approach.
There is no reason against this, except that I'm not sure fpNanoSleep()
exists on all platforms. Select() does.
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