Thread: Can I please get some help finding difftime(finish, start)?

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    Can I please get some help finding difftime(finish, start)?

    I am trying to find the elapsed time for my function to operate. I have looked quite a few places on google; however, I have not been able to find a solution that works with my X-Win32 compiler. The code that i am trying now is as follows:

    #include <time.h>
    #include <stdio.h>
    #include <stdlib.h>


    time_t start, finish;




    printf("The elapsed time is: %6.0f", difftime( finish, start));

    Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated, Thanks!

  2. #2
    Has a Masters in B.S.
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    time() is not accurate enough to clock most function calls! look into

    best i can give ya.


    i dont know if these are cross platform ( i know they exist on windows) but i do know they don't work on all processors

    on windows search for info on them here
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