[fpc-devel] NowUTC in the RTL

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Fri Dec 9 17:33:09 CET 2011

On Fri, 9 Dec 2011, Michael Van Canneyt wrote:

> On Fri, 9 Dec 2011, Marco van de Voort wrote:
>> In our previous episode, Michael Van Canneyt said:
>>>>> Well, you'll have to convince Marco.
>>>>> But I think it's that time of the month, when he's hard to convince, 
>>>>> just for the fun of discussion :)
>>>> Strange. I had the same feeling. Something random functionality HAD to be
>>>> put in, damn the consequences or counter arguments.
>>> Not quite.
>>> If we're talking about clock_gettime, that was on my agenda since Zeljko 
>>> pointed out
>>> their existence, as I stated in my initial post: "it is on my todo list".
>> Then also add the getres. Without it is useless, or will lead to bad code
>> that makes assumptions about granularity.
> That was the intention. Simply adding definitions for
> int clock_getres(clockid_t clk_id, struct timespec *res);
> int clock_gettime(clockid_t clk_id, struct timespec *tp);
> int clock_settime(clockid_t clk_id, const struct timespec *tp);
> to the linux unit, as per the linux man page for these calls. No more, no 
> less.

Done. Revision 19789.


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