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Job friendly Stopwatch?

Discussion in 'Data Oriented Technology Stack' started by drhodor, Apr 16, 2019.

  1. drhodor

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    What's the best way to get a job friendly stopwatch going? I don't want to send millis in, that doesn't make any sense for a job that is going to be scheduled at an undetermined time in the future ;)
     
  2. Spy-Shifty

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    What do you want to archive?
     
  3. Guedez

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    You either have to send the millis in, or read the current time every frame. your stopwatch can't work if it does not keep track of time
     
  4. drhodor

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    @Spy-Shifty jobified networking rtt computation, among other things
     
  5. drhodor

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    Exactly -- that does not suffice.
     
  6. krzysie7

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    You could have a look at how Stopwatch is implemented, on Win32 it is calling QueryPerformanceCounter() from kernel32.dll (don't know about other platfroms), my guess is it works fine in a job, and newer versions of Burst even allow DllImport if i'm not mistaken, so this could work.
     
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