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Software Timers
[API]

FreeRTOS Software Timer API Functions



xTimerGetTimerDaemonTaskHandle

timers.h
TaskHandle_t xTimerGetTimerDaemonTaskHandle( void );
		

INCLUDE_xTimerGetTimerDaemonTaskHandle and configUSE_TIMERS must both be set to 1 in FreeRTOSConfig.h for xTimerGetTimerDaemonTaskHandle() to be available.

Returns:
Returns the task handle associated with the software timer daemon (or service) task. If configUSE_TIMERS is set to 1 in FreeRTOSConfig.h, then the timer daemon task is created automatically when the RTOS scheduler is started.


pcTimerGetTimerName

timers.h
const char * pcTimerGetTimerName( TimerHandle_t xTimer )
		

Parameters:
Returns the human readable name assigned to a timer when the timer was created.
xTimer   The handle of the timer being queried.
Returns:
A pointer to the timer's name, which is a standard NULL terminated C string.







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