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    Timers

    Does anyone now of a good way to use timers in C++? I've tried using clock_t, but it keeps returning 0:
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    clock_t start = clock();
    //Do stuff....
    clock_t end = clock();
    double elapsed = static_cast<double>((end-start)/CLOCKS_PER_SEC);
    Last edited by manutd; 11-19-2006 at 03:42 PM.
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    What is returning 0? Is it clock or your elapsed calculations? You should cast end-start to double and then perform the division. If you need more precision you should probably look into more platform specific timing mechanisms.

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    Elasped equals 0. Thanks for the tips, seperating the division worked.
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