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SubjectRe: X15 alpha release: as fast as TUX but in user space
On Sat, Apr 28, 2001 at 04:30:30PM +0300, Ville Herva wrote:
> Yes, that's vaguely resembles what I had in mind. Of course I had no idea
> about the data structures Tux or X15 use internally, so I couldn't think it
> too thoroughly.

You can also just use the cycle counter directly in most modern CPUs. It can
be read with a single instruction.
In fact modern glibc will do it for you when you use
clock_gettime(CLOCK_PROCESS_CPUTIME_ID, ...)

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