C9x <time.h> and clock precision

Clive D.W. Feather clive at on-the-train.demon.co.uk
Thu Oct 8 22:54:52 UTC 1998

In message <199810072258.PAA01063 at shade.twinsun.com>, Paul Eggert
<eggert at twinsun.com> writes
>   Don't forget that the old clock_t clock(void); is still available
>It's available, but it wouldn't work well, for three reasons.
>First, `clock' reports the sum of the CPU times of the process and its
>children; this is not the same as TIME_MONOTONIC.

clock should report the CPU time used by the process, *not* any other
processes that happen to be related in some way.

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