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Re: return value of getitimer after an alarm




On Feb 24 08:57, Mike Gran via cygwin wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 24, 2019 at 10:18:58AM +0100, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> > On Feb 23 22:58, Mike Gran via cygwin wrote:
> > > Hi-
> > > 
> > > There is an unusual behaviour with setitimer/getitimer and I'm not
> > > sure if it is a bug or not.
> > > 
> > > Basically, if I call setitimer to set an SIGALRM, and then call
> > > getitimer *after* the alarm goes off, I rather expect the time I
> > > receive from getitimer should be {tv_sec = 0, tv_usec = 0}, but, in
> > > fact, it_value is the negative of the unix timestamp.
> > > 
> > > Attached is a test case.
> > 
> > Thanks for the testcase.  The reason for the problem is this:
> > I optimized a condition in Cygwin's POSIX timers "gettime" method.
> > I optimized it so effecively that it was practically invisible :}
> > 
> > I pushed a patch and uploaded new developer snapshots to
> > https://cygwin.com/snapshots/
> > 
> > Please test.
> 
> Works for me.  Thanks for your help.

Thanks for testing!  Expect a 3.0.2 release soon.


Corinna

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Corinna Vinschen
Cygwin Maintainer

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