[fpc-pascal] Very vague gettickcount64 description?
Michael Van Canneyt
michael at freepascal.org
Fri Sep 6 16:07:51 CEST 2019
On Tue, 3 Sep 2019, Paulo Costa wrote:
> While consulting the online reference about gettickcount
> I could not know anything about the units involved.
> It says "It is useful for time measurements, but no assumtions should be
> made as to the interval between the ticks."
> I understand that in some cases the measure may deviate from the real
> value but perhaps, at least the units, should be stated.
As a physicist by education, normally I'd agree with you about units,
but not in this case.
In this case I will not put it because it can/will depend on the system.
You should only use it for relative measurements, in that case the unit does
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