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Subject: Re: DEV timer? GetTicks?
From: Minuk Choi (
Date: 2003-09-23

Hey gang, I have the following lines

int t = current_tick;

while ((current_tick-t)<3600)

it's in a file in the plugin directory. When I try to compile, I get the
message that current_tick is an undefined reference. Am I forgetting

----- Original Message -----
From: "Björn Stenberg" <>
To: <>
Sent: Monday, September 22, 2003 4:17 AM
Subject: Re: DEV timer? GetTicks?

> Minuk Choi wrote:
> > Hiya, I'm playing around with the source files... and I was
> > wondering... is there a way to grab the current number of ticks or
> > timer?
> Yes. The variable 'current_tick' is incremented HZ times per second.
> > I want to write something that implements a time based (in milliseconds)
> > delay.
> You should use sleep(HZ/fraction) for that. Busy waiting does not work
since we don't use preemptive scheduling.
> --
> Björn

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