best way to get a 1-second timer-tick?
mdounin at mdounin.ru
Mon Sep 9 11:34:14 UTC 2013
On Fri, Sep 06, 2013 at 12:14:34PM -0700, Neil Mckee wrote:
> I finally got back to looking at this again. Turns out I had
> been calling ngx_add_timer() too soon -- before the event rbtree
> was up and running. I moved it to the callback that comes when
> an nginx process starts, and now it works. I now get my "tick"
> even if nothing else is happening.
> Just one question: I had to declare my ngx_event_t as a static
> var so I could access it here, because I couldn't see how to
> follow the ngx_cycle_t pointer back to the module's
> heap-allocated data. Is there a good way, or should I just be
> content to use a static var?
The ngx_http_cycle_get_module_main_conf() macro should do the
trick. On the other hand, static var should work too.
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