Calculating Elapsed Time
fredrik at pythonware.com
Wed Dec 7 19:09:01 CET 2005
Grant Edwards wrote:
> > Yeah, I said it was silly. On the other hand, the Linux box is a lot faster
> > than the Windows box I'm using, and I do get the same result no matter
> > what Python version I'm using...
except if I run it under my latest 2.4 build, where I get 524288 ...
> > (and in this context, neither 262144 nor 1789772 are random numbers...)
> 262144 is 3.8us. That seems pretty large. What do you get
> when you do this:
> import time
> for i in range(10):
> print time.time()-time.time()
> After the first loop, I usually get one of three values:
> 3.099us, 2.14,us, 2.86us.
I get two different values:
on this hardware (faster than the PC I'm using right now, but still not a
very fast machine). let's check a faster linux box:
$ python2.4 test.py
if I keep running the script over and over again, I do get individual
items from time to time on both machines...
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