[Development] RFC: QSystemAlignedTimer to QtCore
thiago at kde.org
Mon Nov 21 13:15:50 CET 2011
On Monday, 21 de November de 2011 10.52.39, lars.knoll at nokia.com wrote:
> Thiago's work was IIRC limited to aligning timers within one process.
> That's good, but it doesn't yet cover the use case of having several
> processes that you want to wake up together (to reduce wake ups and bundle
> network traffic).
It does somewhat, because it chooses an arbitrary but well-known boundary
based on the system's monotonic timer.
But it's not enough in some cases. For example, two 30-second timers will be
aligned to a 1-second boundary, but there's no guarantee that they choose the
See http://codereview.qt-project.org/#change,657 through
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