The timeval structure is used to specify a time interval. It is associated with the Berkeley Software Distribution (BSD) Time.h header file.
Time interval, in seconds.
Time interval, in microseconds. This value is used in combination with the tv_sec member to represent time interval values that are not a multiple of seconds.
The timeval structure is used in Windows Sockets by the select function to specify the maximum time the function can take to complete. The time interval is a combination of the values in tv_sec and tv_usec members.
Minimum supported client
|Windows 2000 Professional [desktop apps only]|
Minimum supported server
|Windows 2000 Server [desktop apps only]|
Build date: 11/29/2012