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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Win32 equivalent to GetTickCount systemcall (i386)
"David Engraf" <> writes:

> This patch adds a new systemcall on i386 architectures returning the jiffies
> value to the application.
> As a kernel developer you can use jiffies but from the user space there is
> no equivalent function which counts every millisecond like the Win32
> GetTickCount.

You want a timer that never go backwards, right?

Use clock_gettime(CLOCK_MONOTONIC). It's the POSIX way to do this.

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