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iv_now, iv_validate_now, iv_invalidate_now - ivykis time handling
extern struct timespec iv_now;
is a global variable that reflects the current time-of-day. Applications
written to the ivykis API generally require to know the current time-of-day
in many places, and therefore effort is done to cache this quantity.
The contents of
might be stale. Calling the function
ensures that the current contents of
is called to invalidate the currently cached time-of-day. This function
should be called after any operation that takes a significant amount of
wall clock time.
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