[fpc-pascal] Timers in FPC
Michael Van Canneyt
michael at freepascal.org
Thu May 31 13:51:59 CEST 2007
On Thu, 31 May 2007, Graeme Geldenhuys wrote:
> What timers classes or components does FPC have? For example
> something that can fire every 200ms or ever 2 minutes, etc... I'm not
> worried about high precision timers etc... Being out by a couple of
> milliseconds is not a issue.
> For example Delphi and Lazarus has a TTimer which does the job for me
> (if I write VCL or LCL based apps). I need something that doesn't
> rely on the LCL or VCL, but that could be used safely in a GUI
> environment like fpGUI.
There currently isn't, as far as I know.
> I guess I'm a bit late in asking, seeing that I already implemented by
> own thread based timer. I works 100% for what I need. I just wondered
> if there was something like that built into FPC that I missed. I
> would like to compare the implementations, or share mine if FPC
> doesn't have one.
You're welcome to share yours.
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