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Re: gettimeofday() does not returns usec resolution

----- Original Message -----
From: "Lapo Luchini" <>
To: <>
Sent: Thursday, January 24, 2002 12:34 PM
Subject: Re: gettimeofday() does not returns usec resolution

> > Hmm.  I do remember this patch.  Can you submit this to
> > in the correct format: ?
> Given enough time, yes (never hacked that one, but it seems that only
> winsup/cygwin/ would need to be modified).. anyway of course
I'm one of
> the few that actually would like to have this feature so I guess
there's no big
> hurry.
> Of course the number reported by PerformanceTimer has an unknown
offset with
> system time (it appears to start at 0 at program start, but that's not
> specified) so I would have calculate an initial "offset" in the "old"
way... this
> would give 3-4 microsecond precision on "deltas" but an initial
uncertainty of
> the usual 15 milliseconds or so.

As long as the calibration only occurs when someone is using
gettimeofday, not on every cygwin1.dll load, then that sounds fine to


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