Kea 2.5.8
isc::asiolink::IntervalTimer Class Reference

The IntervalTimer class is a wrapper for the ASIO boost::asio::deadline_timer class. More...

#include <interval_timer.h>

Public Types

The type of timer callback function
enum  Mode { REPEATING , ONE_SHOT }
 Defines possible timer modes used to setup a timer. More...
typedef std::function< void()> Callback

Constructors and Destructor

Note: The copy constructor and the assignment operator are intentionally defined as private, making this class non-copyable.

 IntervalTimer (const IOServicePtr &io_service)
 The constructor with IOService.
 ~IntervalTimer ()
 The destructor.
void setup (const Callback &cbfunc, const long interval, const Mode &mode=REPEATING)
 Register timer callback function and interval.
void cancel ()
 Cancel the timer.
long getInterval () const
 Return the timer interval.

Detailed Description

The IntervalTimer class is a wrapper for the ASIO boost::asio::deadline_timer class.

This class is implemented to use boost::asio::deadline_timer as interval timer.

setup() sets a timer to expire on (now + interval), a call back function, and an interval mode.

IntervalTimerImpl::callback() is called by the timer when it expires.

The function calls the call back function set by setup() and if the the interval mode indicates a repeating interval, will reschedule the timer to expire in (now + interval) milliseconds.

The type of call back function is void(void).

The call back function will not be called if the instance of this class is destroyed before the timer is expired.

Sample code:

void function_to_call_back() {
// this function will be called periodically
int interval_in_milliseconds = 1000;
IOService io_service;
IntervalTimer intervalTimer(io_service);
intervalTimer.setup(function_to_call_back, interval_in_milliseconds);;

Definition at line 52 of file interval_timer.h.

Member Typedef Documentation

◆ Callback

typedef std::function<void()> isc::asiolink::IntervalTimer::Callback

Definition at line 55 of file interval_timer.h.

Member Enumeration Documentation

◆ Mode

Defines possible timer modes used to setup a timer.

  • REPEATING - Timer will reschedule itself after each expiration
  • ONE_SHOT - Timer will expire after one interval and not reschedule.

Definition at line 60 of file interval_timer.h.

Constructor & Destructor Documentation

◆ IntervalTimer()

isc::asiolink::IntervalTimer::IntervalTimer ( const IOServicePtr io_service)

The constructor with IOService.

This constructor may throw a standard exception if memory allocation fails inside the method. This constructor may also throw boost::system::system_error.

io_serviceA smart pointer to an instance of IOService

Definition at line 178 of file

◆ ~IntervalTimer()

isc::asiolink::IntervalTimer::~IntervalTimer ( )

The destructor.

This destructor never throws an exception.

On the destruction of this class the timer will be canceled inside boost::asio::deadline_timer.

Definition at line 182 of file

References cancel().

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Member Function Documentation

◆ cancel()

void isc::asiolink::IntervalTimer::cancel ( )

Cancel the timer.

If the timer has been set up, this method cancels any asynchronous events waiting on the timer and stops the timer itself. If the timer has already been canceled, this method effectively does nothing.

This method never throws an exception.

Definition at line 194 of file

Referenced by ~IntervalTimer(), isc::http::HttpConnection::close(), isc::tcp::TcpConnection::close(), isc::tcp::TcpConnection::postData(), isc::http::HttpConnection::shutdown(), isc::tcp::TcpConnection::shutdown(), and isc::http::HttpConnection::socketReadCallback().

◆ getInterval()

long isc::asiolink::IntervalTimer::getInterval ( ) const

Return the timer interval.

This method returns the timer interval in milliseconds if it's running; if the timer has been canceled it returns 0.

This method never throws an exception.

Definition at line 199 of file

◆ setup()

void isc::asiolink::IntervalTimer::setup ( const Callback cbfunc,
const long  interval,
const Mode mode = REPEATING 

Register timer callback function and interval.

This function sets callback function and interval in milliseconds. Timer will actually start after calling IOService::run().

cbfuncA reference to a function void(void) to call back when the timer is expired (should not be an empty functor)
intervalInterval in milliseconds (greater than 0)
modeDetermines if the timer will automatically reschedule after each expiration (the default) or behave as a one-shot which will run for a single interval and not reschedule.

Note: IntervalTimer will not pass boost::system::error_code to call back function. In case the timer is canceled, the function will not be called.

isc::InvalidParametercbfunc is empty
isc::BadValueinterval is less than or equal to 0
isc::Unexpectedinternal runtime error

Definition at line 188 of file

Referenced by isc::config::ClientConnectionImpl::scheduleTimer(), isc::http::HttpConnection::setupIdleTimer(), isc::tcp::TcpConnection::setupIdleTimer(), and isc::http::HttpConnection::setupRequestTimer().

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