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Manual Reference Pages  -  IV_INVALIDATE_NOW (3)

NAME

iv_now, iv_validate_now, iv_invalidate_now - ivykis time handling

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Description

SYNOPSIS

#include <iv.h>

extern struct timespec iv_now;
void iv_validate_now(void);
void iv_invalidate_now(void);

DESCRIPTION

iv_now is a global variable that represents a monotonic timer.

The contents of iv_now might be stale. Calling the function iv_validate_now ensures that the current contents of iv_now are up-to-date.

The function iv_invalidate_now is called to invalidate the currently cached time. This function should be called after any operation that takes a significant amount of wall clock time.

SEE ALSO

ivykis(3), iv_examples(3)
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ivykis IV_TIME (3) 2003-03-29

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