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From: John Maddock (john_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-05-15 05:13:53

Silex wrote:
> Hello,
> Currently there's boost::timer which is a timer based on std::clock().
> While this might be sufficient for many people, some want low-level
> resolution timers.
> I made a QueryPerformanceCounter() / gettimeofday() wrapper that
> allows portable millisecond resolution.
> You'll find attached a basic sample of my trivial work. I tried to
> make it so inclusion in boost is straight-forward.
> To see it in action :
> -Copy the precise_timer* hpp files into the boost directory.
> -Compile main.cpp & execute it.
> Would boost be interested by including this class in boost::timer ?
> I'm all ear for your suggestions / bugs / whatever fits it :)
> This is the 1st time I propose something to boost so there's probably
> things to be said on the implementation details (files structure,
> #ifdef strategy etc) so don't hesitate to tell what should be changed.

Definitely interested, in fact it's one of those things that keeps getting
proposed but no ones seen to completion yet.


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