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Re: setitimer API is obsolescent

From: Paul Eggert
Subject: Re: setitimer API is obsolescent
Date: Mon, 17 Sep 2018 09:06:43 -0700
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Eli Zaretskii wrote:

However, I think it might be too early to remove support for
setitimer, because some platforms have problems with it.  AFAIK, macOS
and some *BSD version either don't have that family or have buggy

In that case never mind about removing use of setitimer. I'm attaching a patch against my previous proposal for fixup on the MS-Windows side, in the light of your other comments; good luck with it, and feel free to ignore the whole thing if it doesn't work. As before, it's untested and no doubt it has problems.

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