[erlang-questions] About erlang:statistics/1 and timeout values
Fri Apr 24 01:20:14 CEST 2009
> back to (part of) the original question, how would we go about
> decrementing a timeout value between blocking calls. I could use now
> diffs, or erlang:start_timer/3... are there better ways?
Can it really be simpler than now_diff/2?
loop(Timeout) when Timeout > 0 ->
Before = now(),
% Do whatever
loop(Timeout - timer:now_diff(now(), Before) div 1000)
after Timeout ->
(If I needed millisecond precision I would do it a little different
just to be sure.)
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