Author vstinner
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Date 2012-01-24.00:02:44
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Python implements time.time() using gettimeofday() which has only a resolution of 1 microsecond because it uses the timeval structure which is only able to store microseconds.

Attached patch changes _PyTime_gettimeofday() to make it uses the timespec structure (which has a resolution has 1 nanosecond) and use GetSystemTimeAsFileTime() on Windows. So time.time() has a theorical resolution 10 times better than currently.
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