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Re: [PATCH] usleep, sleep(num)

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Steve Purkis
July 15, 2002 02:32
Re: [PATCH] usleep, sleep(num)
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On Sun, 14 Jul 2002, Dan Sugalski wrote:

> At 9:36 PM -0500 7/13/02, Steve Purkis wrote:
> >Hi,
> >
> >I was inspired by Time::HiRes to create 2 new simple ops for parrot:
> >usleep(int), and sleep(num), to behave a bit more like the float version
> >of the time op.
> >
> >I've attached a patch made off of the 0.0.6 source tree that works *for
> >Linux* as a proof of concept to try and spark some discussion.
> I like this, and want it to go in--I think it's a capability we 
> should provide. However... Until it works on Win32 we need to wait. 
> Can someone running a Win box grab this and get a win version going? 
> When we have that, this can get committed.

Fair enough - I have no access to a C compiler on Win32 ATM, so I'm afraid
I won't be much use there.  I will have a look at getting it working with 
Darwin when I have the chance.


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