[Rd] Most accurate timing?
murdoch at stats.uwo.ca
Mon Aug 1 16:00:45 CEST 2005
On 8/1/2005 9:09 AM, Martin Maechler wrote:
>>>>>> "Duncan" == Duncan Murdoch <murdoch at stats.uwo.ca>
>>>>>> on Mon, 01 Aug 2005 08:48:39 -0400 writes:
> Duncan> For a graphics display, I'd like a high resolution
> Duncan> timer, something like Sys.time(), but it is only
> Duncan> accurate to a second. Is there a clock in R that
> Duncan> gives a finer value?
> Why can't use proc.time() ?
> It's help file says
> The resolution of the times will be system-specific; it is
> common for them to be recorded to of the order of 1/100
> second, and elapsed time is rounded to the nearest 1/100.
proc.time() is what I want; I had forgotten about it.
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