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Re: timed window

by mickeyn (Priest)
on Feb 26, 2006 at 12:05 UTC ( #532869=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to timed window

You can use:

$SIG{ALRM} = { ... code to execute on time-out ... }; alarm 30; # will wait 30 secs before calling your time-out code ... regular code ... alarm 0; # set this if ok to neutralize the alarm

this is only good if the alarms are not nested.

Enjoy,
Mickey

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