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Re: select/poll bug?
"Steven M. Bellovin" <smb%cs.columbia.edu@localhost> writes:
>> You still haven't said why you need a timer that can handle in one
>> setting the span of the entire maximum possible lease time. Why not
>> set a regular interval timeout and decrement the elapsed time from
>> the lease TTL every time the timeout happens until finally there's no
>> time remaining on the lease, perhaps adjusting the interval of the
>> timeout as the lease nears its expiry time.
> Agreed. (If memory serves, I've had problems with leases on laptops
> because the timer didn't run while it was suspended.)
libevent handles timeout queues quite nicely, fyi. It eliminates the
need to re-invent them.
Perry E. Metzger perry%piermont.com@localhost
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