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From: Jeff Garland (jeff_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-06-24 07:50:07

> On Mon, Jun 23, 2003 at 06:53:28AM -0700, Jeff Garland wrote:
> > [snip]
> > Ok will do. I'll add some protections or rounding for when durations
> > support higher than microsecond resolution. I'll let you know when
> > this gets added.
> It seems that since 1) timeval is non-(C++) standard, and 2) it is
> used only by select, that this conversion is more appropriate in a
> Boost socket library, and even there only as an internal component.

I think that it is broader than sockets. The thread library, for
example, uses something that basically amounts to timeval in
some cases. Finally, if someone wanted to use a different socket
library (especially since boost.socket isn't in boost) why make
them rewrite this code?


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