Time Problem in 5.0
shantanoo at ieee.org
Tue Apr 29 05:16:33 PDT 2003
+++ Bill Moran [28-04-03 09:40 -0400]:
| On Monday 28 April 2003 05:07 am, Shantanu Mahajan wrote:
| > Here are few more examples.
| > > date;sleep 5;date
| > Mon Apr 28 14:13:45 IST 2003
| > Mon Apr 28 14:13:55 IST 2003
| > > date;sleep 10;date
| > Mon Apr 28 14:14:26 IST 2003
| > Mon Apr 28 14:14:46 IST 2003
| > > date;sleep 15;date
| > Mon Apr 28 14:15:24 IST 2003
| > Mon Apr 28 14:15:54 IST 2003
| > Now, I started the timer simultaneously and found
| > out that "sleep 5" give me dalay of 5 sec. properly.
| > Maybe there is problem with date?
| > Should I file a pr?
| > (The machine used is *desktop* machine and don't
| > have any load)
| I ran the exact same tests on my newly installed 5.0
| workstation and got the results expected (i.e. sleep 5
| actually waited 5 seconds).
| Perhaps it's not sleep, but your clock on your PC
| that is the problem. If you time the sleep command
| (with a stopwatch, for example) does it sleep for 5
| or 10 seconds? Is the clock on your PC actually
| keeping reliable (or close) time?
I also check this with win2k. It is working
perfectly. What I did is "time", waited for 5s, and
again "time" gave me difference of 5s.
| Bill Moran
| Potential Technologies
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