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Re: pthread_cond_timedwait() returns ESRCH
On Thu, 17 Mar 2011 19:35:12 +0200
Stathis Kamperis <ekamperi%gmail.com@localhost> wrote:
> 2011/3/17 Sad Clouds <cryintothebluesky%googlemail.com@localhost>:
> > On Thu, 17 Mar 2011 17:02:46 +0000
> > Sad Clouds <cryintothebluesky%googlemail.com@localhost> wrote:
> >> Hi, I'm trying to figure out why pthread_cond_timedwait() sometimes
> >> returns error code 3 (ESRCH). Anyone knows under what circumstances
> >> this can happen?
> > OK I think I know what might be causing this. I was taking current
> > time snapshot with clock_gettime(CLOCK_MONOTONIC, &ts) and I think
> > NetBSD pthreads implementation wants CLOCK_REALTIME. There appears
> > to be no pthread_condattr_setclock() function, so CLOCK_REALTIME is
> > probably the only option.
> > It might be useful to add this info to pthread_cond_timedwait man
> > page, as it's very easy to mix up the clock types.
> Just to make sure --
> you do know that the timeout parameter is the absolute time (time
> since Epoch), right ?
Well, I didn't know it had to be time since Epoch. You can have absolute
timeout with CLOCK_MONOTONIC, provided pthreads implementation can
distinguish between CLOCK_REALTIME and CLOCK_MONOTONIC.
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