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Old 01-22-2002
Question Help! Display Time with Millisecond

Hi All,
Urgent! Just a newbie needing advice.

Has anybody have a sample C script code in Unix to display time with milliseconds?

Most of the research I'm doing is up to the seconds format only.

Thanks!
Leidail
# 2  
Old 01-22-2002
Try these links and quotes and see if they help your research:

http://www.mcsr.olemiss.edu/cgi-bin/man-cgi?timers+5

Quote:
time() returns milliseconds since Jan 1, 1970. This number will not overflow any integer wheels until July 8, 2038 (at 03:14:07 UTC if you want to time it). By then, I fully expect everyone to be on at least 64-bit platforms, which means it will cease to matter until well after we're dead and gone. No one EVER writes code that "only looks at the first 9 digits" because hardly anyone ever even uses the "real" value of time(). It is usually converted into a human-readable form with the localtime() function."
From thread:

http://www.sunmanagers.org/pipermail...ly/001059.html

Others can be found at www.google.com using the keywords:

UNIX time milliseconds
# 3  
Old 01-23-2002
Thanks for your advice!
I was able to find one source code that display milliseconds!

If anyone else is interested, it is here:
http://www.meangene.com/notes/time.html
# 4  
Old 01-26-2002
Yeah, but ftime() has been obsolete for decades. I certainly wouldn't use it for new code. Here is a thread showing how to display time in microseconds. I'm sure that you can convert microseconds to milliseconds.

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