[fpc-devel] FPC/Delphi/FastMM4/TopMemory speed test

Marco van de Voort marcov at stack.nl
Sat Jul 17 13:27:41 CEST 2010

In our previous episode, Adem said:
> Now, I'd like to ask why every now and then (something like 1 in 10) I 
> get a negative value for Time3 under FPC. Delphi never exhibits that 
> behavior.

Afaik Delphi does so too, iirc the timestamp counters can vary lightly per
core due to powersaving features that make the core run faster/slower, so if
a program moves from one core to the next, this can happen.

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