Rollover/wraparound time of time.clock() under win32?
peter at engcorp.com
Thu Sep 29 02:21:08 CEST 2005
Russell Warren wrote:
> Does anyone know how long it takes for time.clock() to roll over under
> I'm aware that it uses QueryPerformanceCounter under win32... when I've
> used this in the past (other languages) it is a great high-res 64-bit
> performance counter that doesn't roll-over for many (many) years, but
> I'm worried about how many bits Python uses for it and when it will
> roll over.
Check the source for yourself:
(It takes the full 64-bit value and divides by the frequency, returning
a double. Whether or not that works for you only you can say.)
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