You can also use the poll() system call. The last arguement
of this system call is the timeout value is milli-seconds.
When timeout is occurred it will return 0. Refer the
manual page for more details.
hope this helps you,
-- Narsimha Reddy CH Storage Area Networking, HCL Technologies Contact +91-044 2372 8366 ext 1128
Tom Sanders wrote: > > I'm writing an application server which receives > requests from other applications. For each request > received, I want to start a timer so that I can fail > the application request if it could not be completed > in max specified time. > > Which Linux timer facility can be used for this? > > I have checked out alarm() and signal() system calls, > but these calls doesn't take an argument, so its not > possible to associate application request with the > matured alarm. > > Any inputs? > > Thanks in advance, > Tom > > __________________________________________________ > Do you Yahoo!? > Yahoo! Mail Plus - Powerful. Affordable. Sign up now. > http://mailplus.yahoo.com > - > To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in > the body of a message to firstname.lastname@example.org > More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html > Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/ - To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in the body of a message to email@example.com More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/
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