On Sun, 2005-03-20 at 14:42 +0100, Magnus Hagander wrote:
> >> There is. I beleive QueryPerformanceCounter has sub-mirosecond
> >> resolution.
> >
> >> Can we just replace gettimeofday() with a version that's basically:
> >
> >No, because it's also used for actual time-of-day calls.  It'd be
> >necessary to hack executor/instrument.c in particular.
> 
> Here's a patch that does just this.
> 
> On my system, the counter resolution is 3192090000 ticks per second
> (Intel Xeon CPU). On a AMD Athlon XP system, it's 3579545 ticks per
> second (a lot less, but still way way way better than gettimeofday has
> on win32).

Is this just a Win32 hack?

I've been looking for a sub-millisecond counter on other OS for a while
now...anybody know of any port specific counters elsewhere?

Thanks,

Best Regards, Simon Riggs


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