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Bug #8933 gettimeofday improvement suggestion
Submitted: 2001-01-26 08:24 UTC Modified: 2001-01-26 16:01 UTC
From: reijo dot vanhanen at helsoft dot fi Assigned:
Status: Not a bug Package: Date/time related
PHP Version: 4.0.4 OS: W2K
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2001-01-26 08:24 UTC] reijo dot vanhanen at helsoft dot fi
As implemented now, win32 gettimeofday does not give a consistent time because seconds and microseconds are collected with two different function calls.
A better solution, in my opinion, would be to use
win32 GetSystemTime function (together with mktime). This reduces accuracy to milliseconds, but time differences would be more reliable (no more extra 1 second errors in small times)


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