[Python-Dev] collecting timer resolution information...

Fred L. Drake, Jr. fdrake@acm.org
Tue, 26 Jun 2001 17:23:53 -0400 (EDT)

Neil Schemenauer writes:
 > My hacked version of Linux 2.4 on an AMD-800 box:
 >     timeofday: 1 (2 calls), rusage: 976 (1792 calls)
 > I don't quite understand the output.  What does the 976 mean?

  The "1" and the "976" are the appearant resolution of the time
values reported by those two calls, in microseconds.  It looks like
the HZ define in that header file you pointed out could be bumped a
little higher.  ;-)


Fred L. Drake, Jr.  <fdrake at acm.org>
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