An ontology of clocks

Kurt Roeckx kurt at
Mon Feb 22 18:34:20 UTC 2016

On Mon, Feb 22, 2016 at 03:39:58AM -0800, Hal Murray wrote:
> There are two interesting corner cases that should get documented someplace.
> Reading the RTC only gives you an answer to the second.  You can actually get 
> a lot better than that if you spin and wait for it to tick.  (I carefully 
> avoided using whatever word I should have used.)

read() and select() actually wait until the next second.


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