John A Meinel <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:

> Then we would only be wrong for 256 gettimeofday calls. I agree it isn't
> great, though. And probably better to just abstract (possibly just with
> #ifdef) the calls for accurate timing, from the calls that actually need
> the real time.

What would be really neato would be to use the rtdsc (sp?) or equivalent
assembly instruction where available. Most processors provide such a thing and
it would give much lower overhead and much more accurate answers.

The main problem I see with this would be on multi-processor machines.
(QueryPerformanceCounter does work properly on multi-processor machines,


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