[time-nuts] Slightly off-topic: How to take measurements at fixed intervals in Perl

Tom Van Baak tvb at LeapSecond.com
Sun Feb 24 00:14:42 EST 2008

> I finally figured it out, and the details are at
> http://www.febo.com/pages/perl-alarm-code/index.html if this might be of
> interest to any of you.
> John

I ran into the same thing for my lab logging scripts. Instead of
using the windows sleep command I wrote an 'alarm' command:


I use this to periodically snapshot log files, generate plots, and
then upload to: http://www.leapsecond.com/lab/lab.htm

The code should compile on unix systems as well.


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