[Mono-dev] high-resolution timer in Mono?

Brian Crowell mono-devel at fluggo.com
Fri Feb 24 13:08:40 EST 2006

Jonathan Resnick wrote:
> What is the best way to do accurate high-resolution timing in Mono on 
> Linux?  I'm basically looking for the equivalent of 
> QueryPerformanceCounter() on Windows...  I looked at 
> System.Environment.TickCount, but it has a resolution that "cannot be 
> less than 500 milliseconds", according to the Mono docs.  Is there a 
> high-resolution timer available to Mono?

Not that I know of, but anyone wanting to develop one would want to implement 
the new System.Diagnostics.Stopwatch class from .NET 2.0. It was designed to 
wrap/replace QueryPerformanceCounter(). I guess a lot of people wanted that.


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