[Haskell-cafe] Re: Computer time, independent of date

Mauricio briqueabraque at yahoo.com
Fri Jan 9 09:06:49 EST 2009

Both wikipedia and hackage rdtsc packages have lot of
warnings regarding things I'm not able to control. It
seems it doesn't work with many platforms, be it older
or multi-core, hibernating computers.

> yes, i mean this lib but forget its name :) thank you
>> Don't know if it might help but:
>> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RDTSC
>> cabal install rdtsc
>> http://hackage.haskell.org/packages/archive/rdtsc/1.1.1/doc/html/System-CPUTime-Rdtsc.html
  >  >> computer has been turned on would do all I need. Or,
>  >> maybe, how much has elapsed since the program started.
>> i think you should look into system counters (if you on windows). for
>>  example, task managet in vista shows time since reboot, i think that
>>  in registry it should be available in previous windowses too. at the
>>  cpu level, there is cpu ticks counter, it should be readable via
>>  special libraries

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