[Python-Dev] time.clock() on windows

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Wed Oct 21 22:51:03 CEST 2009

Kristján Valur Jónsson <kristjan <at> ccpgames.com> writes:
> You are right, on windows time.clock() is based relative to its first call in
the process.  There is no such
> promise made on unix.
> QueryPerformanceCounter() (what time.clock uses()) is a robust high resolution
timer that is
> processor/core independent.  It should be possible to use it across different
processes too, if this
> annoying rebasing wasn't there.

Well, could we simply have a high-resolution time.time()?
Or is Windows just too limited to provide this?



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