[Bro] How to construct constant "time" values

Robin Sommer robin at icir.org
Mon Oct 1 09:32:07 PDT 2007

On Mon, Oct 01, 2007 at 07:55 -0700, Vern Paxson wrote:

> > have_request ? network_time() : x
> It's not.  Currently, there are no constructors for absolute time values.
> This is because a convincing need for them hasn't come up.  If you have
> one, let's hear it!, and then we can considering adding this functinonality.

I suppose the application here is to use a time of zero as a null
value, i.e., as an indicator that one doesn't have a time.

As a work-around, double_to_time(0.0) should work.


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