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From: Johan Nilsson (johan.nilsson_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-03-27 08:33:08

"Russell Hind" <rhind_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
> Johan Nilsson wrote:
> >>
> >>Can these be used to get an actual date/time though? Or just for high
> >>resolution timing? I've only had a brief look at them, so will read a
> >>bit more.
> >>
> >
> >
> > Yes and yes. But the former (using them to get an actual date/time with
> > _low_ overhead) is ... well ... interesting ;-)
> >
> How do you convert the tick count from QueryPerformanceCounter into a
> date time then? I can't see how to do this?

In brief: get the value of QPC at the instance the system time changes. The
devil is in the details, of course, but it's a good starting point.

// Johan

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