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SubjectRe: Microsecond accuracy
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You might want to try the Linux Trace Toolkit. It'll give you microsecond
accuracy on program execution time measurement.

Check it out:
http://www.opersys.com/LTT

Karim

Kotsovinos Vangelis wrote:
>
> Is there any way to measure (with microsecond accuracy) the time of a
> program execution (without using Machine Specific Registers) ?
> I've already tried getrusage(), times() and clock() but they all have
> 10 millisecond accuracy, even though they claim to have microsecond
> acuracy.
> The only thing that seems to work is to use one of the tools that measure
> performanc through accessing the machine specific registers. They give you
> the ability to measure the clock cycles used, but their accuracy is also
> very low from what I have seen up to now.
>
> Thank you very much in advance
>
> --) Vangelis
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