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Date: Wed, 07 Jul 1999 23:20:10 -0400
From: Endlisnis <s257m AT unb DOT ca>
Organization: Nortel Networks
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To: djgpp AT delorie DOT com
Subject: Re: Timing
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Nate Eldredge wrote:

> >     That can have problems under windows as well.  I've got rediculous
> > results under Win95/3.1 occasionally.
> Presumably because your program is scheduled out.  You'll have problems
> like that under any multitasking OS, unless it provides some way to find
> the CPU time used by a process (and this is typically accurate only to
> the nearest timeslice, which is usually *at least* 1 ms).

    I knew Win9x was messing with the counter when I the counter got smaller
between succesive calls. (only happened twice though).


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