Re: POSIX monotonic time Lassi Kortela 26 Jul 2020 20:40 UTC
> On a related note, I can't make sense of the POSIX definitions from > <https://pubs.opengroup.org/onlinepubs/9699919799/basedefs/V1_chap03.html>: > > 3.391 System Clock > A clock with at least one second resolution that contains seconds since > the Epoch. > > 3.313 Real Time > Time measured as total units elapsed by the system clock without regard > to which thread is executing. > > 3.228 Monotonic Clock > A clock measuring real time, whose value cannot be set via > clock_settime() and which cannot have negative clock jumps. "units elapsed by the system clock" -- does this mean "the value of the system clock" or "how many times the system clock has advanced by one unit of time since system startup"?