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ITIMERFIX(9)             BSD Kernel Developer's Manual            ITIMERFIX(9)

NAME
     itimerfix -- check that a timeval value is valid, and correct

SYNOPSIS
     #include <&lt;sys/time.h>&gt;

     int
     itimerfix(struct timeval *tv);

DESCRIPTION
     The itimerfix function checks that the value in tv is valid (0 <=
     tv->tv_sec &&  0 <= tv->tv_usec < 1000000), and that the total time rep-
     resented is at least one tick, or zero.

     If the total represented time is nonzero and smaller than tick, it is
     adjusted to exacly one tick.

RETURN VALUES
     itimerfix returns 0 on success or EINVAL if tv is invalid.

SEE ALSO
     nanosleep(2), poll(2), select(2), setitimer(2)

BSD                            November 23, 2001                           BSD