From: Jeff Garland (jeff_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-09-08 08:55:16
On Mon, 8 Sep 2003 17:03:09 +0200, Bernard wrote
> I'm puzzled by the accuracy of date_time library :
> using debian package of boost 1.30.0 on intel Linux, (Resolution:
> Micro -- Ticks per second: 1000000). I can never get a non-zero
> fractional seconds when doing
> How is it possible to get precise current time with boost date_time ?
You will need to use the microsecond time clock instead:
ptime now = microsec_clock::local_time();
This isn't fully supported on all platforms yet (mostly windows), but I would
expect it would work fine on debian. You might want to run the test to be sure:
bjam --verbose-test testmicrosec_time_clock
This test will validate that your clock and library provides a consistently
increasing subsecond values.
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