[fpc-pascal]High resolution timers on linux ?
kenneth at computercafeen.dk
Tue Aug 28 20:07:27 CEST 2001
I think usleep will work for me, but how do I get fpc to understand the
how do i make a link from fpc to libc ?
At 18:53 28-08-01 +0200, you wrote:
>> > 486 ?
>> > This piece of software is meant to be running on a
>> > SingleBoardComputer running a Intel 386EX Microprocessor @ 25 Mhz
>> > with a 2.2."something" kernel
>> > I suppose it still can use the usleep function,
>> > if it is implementet into fpc ?
>> usleep() is a libc function and interface should be available
>> in the Linux-unit. It works independant of the underlying platform.
>> You could also use the ualarm(), if you need a "callback" style
>> working. It is in practice, however, equal to set/getitimer().
>> Please do
>> man alarm
>> man setitimer
>> man usleep
>> And select whatever you think is good for you. I believe that
>> most of these libc-functions can be interfaced through Linux-unit.
>The Linux unit is standalone, and doesn't interface to libc.
>It contains similar functions though (because they are based on the same
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