[ILUG] [OT] C time_elapsed function
kevin at suberic.net
Tue Nov 6 18:30:59 GMT 2001
On Tue, Nov 06, 2001 at 05:54:37PM +0000, Padraig Brady wrote:
> I can't beleive there isn't a platform independent
> getSecondsSinceBoot() function, but can't find one.
> Please tell me I'm wrong.
ok, but i'd be lying.
> Note also that uptime in /proc/loadavg wraps after 472 days
> (32 bit jiffies). Is there a value anywhere that increments
> monotonically with second resolution?
this is being discussed in linux-kernel right now. the answer is no.
what is this current fascination for constantly incrementing numbers?
what problem are you trying to solve?
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