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Author lemburg
Recipients belopolsky, benhoyt, benjamin.peterson, ethan.furman, fdrake, lemburg, mrabarnett, serhiy.storchaka, vstinner
Date 2017-10-22.13:16:24
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On 22.10.2017 15:14, Serhiy Storchaka wrote:
> Serhiy Storchaka <> added the comment:
> On non-Windows platforms clock() returns the processor time, perf_counter() does include time elapsed during sleep.
>>>> import time
>>>> start = time.clock(); time.sleep(1); print(time.clock() - start)
> 9.700000000001374e-05
>>>> start = time.perf_counter(); time.sleep(1); print(time.perf_counter() - start)
> 1.000714950998372

Thanks for pointing that out. I didn't know.

Is there a different clock with similar accuracy we can use
to only count CPU time on Unix ?
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