Posted Feb 24, 2012 22:57 UTC (Fri) by giraffedata
In reply to: Are we really chasing the right issue?
Parent article: Short sleeps suffering from slack
I think it's more basic than the documented function of sleep(). In a non-realtime timeshared OS, the OS can take several seconds from you any time it wants, whether you did a sleep() or not. If you get to run at all, you should be grateful.
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