Create a timer on Linux

Posted by Scott_Ruecker on Oct 13, 2021 12:21 AM EST
Opensource.com; By Stephan Avenwedde
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The timing of certain events is a common task for a developer. Common scenarios for timers are watchdogs, cyclic execution of tasks, or scheduling events for a specific time. In this article, I show how to create a POSIX-compliant interval timer using timer_create(...). You can download the source code for the following examples from GitHub.

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