is there better 32 clock() timing?
Sun Jan 23 16:07:59 CET 2005
Ray Schumacher <rays at blue-cove.com> writes:
> I have a need for a time.clock() with >0.000016 second (16us) accuracy.
> The sleep() (on Python 2.3, Win32, at least) has a .001s limit.
> Are they lower/better on other's platforms?
> The alternative appears to be more C code...
C code is your best bet. The highest resolution timer on x86's these
days is the Pentium RTDSC instruction which counts the number of cpu
cycles since power-on. There's various C routines floating around
that let you access that instruction.
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