Squeak 3.2 UNIX
Richard A. O'Keefe
ok at cs.otago.ac.nz
Mon Apr 22 02:14:16 UTC 2002
Concerning calls to gettimeofday():
I wrote the obvious C program to spin around in a loop just calling
On a 250MHz Ultra I running Solaris 2.8,
the cost of a call to gettimeofday() was 1.6 usec.
To take 1% of the CPU, you'd need to make 6,250 calls per second.
(More on faster machines.)
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