Re: Difference in Time

"AliR \(VC++ MVP\)" <AliR@online.nospam>
Tue, 03 Apr 2007 18:24:06 GMT
If I may suggest a different approach.
You can always set up a timer that every minute or so checks to see if one
of the tasks times is the current time. (Unless you need it to start right
at 8:00:00pm and not 8:00:35pm).

To get the number of seconds for a timer period you can always do this

COleDateTime TrigerTime(Year,Month,Day,Hour,Minutes,Sec);
COleDateTimeSpan Span = TrigerTime - COleDateTime::GetCurrentTime();

double Seconds = Span.GetTotalSeconds();


"Trecius" <> wrote in message

Hello, Newsgroupians:

I've a question regarding time.

I am creating an application that works much like the old Task Scheduler.
have a specific time I want to do an action. For example, every Sunday at
8:00 PM, I want to do my action. My approach is to simply create a thread
and have it ::WaitForSingleObject on a waitable timer. The only problem
having is how can I determine the number of seconds between NOW and the
Sunday at 8:00 PM? Thank you.


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