[fpc-pascal] spin_lock

Vinzent Hoefler JeLlyFish.software at gmx.net
Wed May 31 08:53:30 CEST 2006

On Wednesday 31 May 2006 01:04, Felipe Monteiro de Carvalho wrote:

> 0.1 miliseconds is a lot of time for a modern computer.

Depends. Here[tm] it's still just about 100 I/O-cycles.

> My experience
> is that even running on a graphical environment with other processes
> running, you can get 0.1 milisecond precision without trouble.

You can, yes. But only "most of the time", not "always". The latter is 
called real time and no plain vanilla OS can give you that.


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