From: John P. Looney (john at domain antefacto.com)
Date: Thu 24 May 2001 - 19:29:44 IST
On Thu, May 24, 2001 at 06:30:32PM +0100, Anthony Harrington mentioned:
> Can anyone tell me a system call for measuring time in nano-seconds ?
> All I can find is gettimeofday() from which I can only obtain seconds
> and milliseconds.
> Any info. appreciated.
Your linux box doesn't keep time in nano-seconds. If it did, a 32bit
counter would wrap in 20 minutes.
What you may find useful however, is usleep() which will sleep for
microseconds. You won't get any nanosecond-accurate time stuff on
something like a PC :(
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