[fpc-pascal] The unfortunate deprecation of GetTickCount

Karoly Balogh (Charlie/SGR) charlie at scenergy.dfmk.hu
Thu Apr 12 01:13:54 CEST 2018


Hi,

On Wed, 11 Apr 2018, Alexander Grotewohl wrote:

> Just to be clear, the 64 in GetTickCount64 has nothing to do with
> whether a machine is 32bit or 64bit.

The call itself, doesn't. Except, on a 32bit machine, when you have to do
64bit arithmetic/value handling, it's usually less optimal/more
instructions. In this case it's really minor, but still, on some platforms
we support, it still counts.

Charlie


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