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Subject: Re: [Boost-users] [Timer] Using progress timers.
From: Lars Viklund (zao_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-09-21 08:05:47

On Wed, Sep 21, 2011 at 11:47:35AM +0100, Robert Jones wrote:
> Hi All,
> #include <boost/progress.hpp>
> boost::progress_timer t;

> 0.00 s
> I was expecting a number >= 5.00 s! What am I missing?

According to the docs for progress_timer, it uses clock().
The man page for clock(3) on my system claims:
* The clock() function returns an approximation of processor time used
* by the program.

That doesn't seem to refer to wall time, so I would recommend you to
file a bug against this library.

Lars Viklund | zao_at_[hidden]

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