periodic tasks....

Natchu Vishnu Priya (vishnu@hill.UCR.EDU)
Wed, 20 May 1998 14:07:05 -0700 (PDT)


I need to send packets out on the network every 'x' ms, where 'x' ranges
from 5ms to 100ms.

I loop around a select call, which works fine for 'x' more than 50 ms.

The minimum gap between packets I can get is 20ms, and I want to do better
than the select call.

Is there any other way of performing a task periodically.
The task I perform is very small.. I have a small (4 byte) udp message to


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