Opened 6 years ago

Closed 6 years ago

#6340 closed Feature Requests (fixed)

Doc should mention that the "absolute time" used by timed_lock is UTC

Reported by: Edward Diener <eldiener@…> Owned by: Ion Gaztañaga
Milestone: To Be Determined Component: interprocess
Version: Boost 1.48.0 Severity: Cosmetic
Keywords: timed_lock "absolute time" Cc:


In interprocess scoped_lock allows an "absolute time" to be specified. The doc should mention that this "absolute time" is UTC and not local time, since it is much more natural to assume a local time value.

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comment:1 Changed 6 years ago by Ion Gaztañaga

Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed

Thanks for the report. Added a note when explaning several mutex and lock types saying UTC time is expected by functions taking absolute time points. Fixed at revision 76987.

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