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Subject: Re: [boost] [interprocess] Getting boot-up time is unreliable on Windows
From: Andrey Semashev (andrey.semashev_at_[hidden])
Date: 2016-12-22 08:55:30

On 12/22/16 16:40, Remi Chateauneu wrote:
> Maybe the RDTSC instruction might help for x86 processors, as it returns a
> number of ticks which is reset at startup. It is also extremely fast.

I would recommend against using it directly since it is not synchronized
between CPU cores. QueryPerformanceCounter can be used instead. However,
I don't know how applicable that would be for Boost.Interprocess case,
especially considering the possibility of overflow.

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