Checking the Milliseconds
tore.nilsen at me.com
Wed Apr 7 12:15:39 EDT 2021
It averages around 3850 and 3900 every time I try. However, when I try to run the test 10000 times the average goes down to just above 3600.
BigSur on Xeon W 3GHz.
> 7. apr. 2021 kl. 18:03 skrev Tom Glod via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com>:
> Hey peeps,
> I wanted to measure how many times the LC engine can check the milliseconds
> count during each millisecond that passes.
> The results really surprised me, I thought it would be less, but I don't
> know why really.
> Anyone want to take a guess?
> What is strange about my results, is that every few milliseconds the amount
> of millisecond queries that occurs ...... doubles.
> Why does this happen I wonder?
> Can someone double check if that happens on your CPU? I'm on WIndows 10 on
> an i5 4570.
> Here is the code.
> local last_known_millisecond
> local queries = 0
> local report
> on mouseUp
> lock screen
> put empty into report
> local x
> repeat 1000 times
> add 1 to x
> put 0 into queries
> put the milliseconds into last_known_millisecond
> repeat forever
> add 1 to queries
> if the milliseconds = last_known_millisecond then
> next repeat
> exit repeat
> end if
> end repeat
> put queries into line x of report
> end repeat
> unlock screen
> put report
> end mouseUp
> Tom Glod
> Founder & Developer
> MakeShyft R.D.A (www.makeshyft.com)
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