How do I cancel a timer?

Marc Lehmann schmorp at schmorp.de
Fri Dec 19 17:22:01 CET 2008


On Fri, Dec 19, 2008 at 01:00:53PM +0200, Graham Leggett <minfrin at sharp.fm> wrote:
> In theory, it shouldn't matter how many times you init the timer, a stop  
> should stop it.

Unfortunately, the real world works diferently than your theory, and
the designers and authors of libev opted to folow a theory that closely
matches reality, which fortunately wasn't your theory, which turns out to
be unreasonable to implement.

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