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Date: 2007-06-27 (22:21)
From: Robert Roessler <roessler@r...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Waiting for float time wrote:
> I am looking for a floating point version of the function Unix.sleep in
> order to suspend execution of a program for 0.7s
> Is there any such function in the standard library ?
> Is there a solution outside of Threads, and GTK ?
> I have looked at Unix.interval_timer but I'd rather not use it. From
> what I understand, you have to add a signal handler to catch sigalrm,
> and I do not see how to create a sleep function using it.
> Is there a multiplatform solution ?

I believe the OCaml idiom for this is to use with empty 
lists for all THREE of the descriptor lists... and this does work on 

There may be better solutions... ;)

Robert Roessler