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basic_deadline_timer::expires_at (2 of 3 overloads)

Set the timer's expiry time as an absolute time.

std::size_t expires_at(
    const time_type & expiry_time);

This function sets the expiry time. Any pending asynchronous wait operations will be cancelled. The handler for each cancelled operation will be invoked with the boost::asio::error::operation_aborted error code.



The expiry time to be used for the timer.

Return Value

The number of asynchronous operations that were cancelled.



Thrown on failure.


If the timer has already expired when expires_at() is called, then the handlers for asynchronous wait operations will:

These handlers can no longer be cancelled, and therefore are passed an error code that indicates the successful completion of the wait operation.