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Re: is there a emacs lisp timing command?


From: Xah Lee
Subject: Re: is there a emacs lisp timing command?
Date: Tue, 24 Mar 2009 15:07:20 -0700 (PDT)
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On Mar 24, 1:25 pm, Nikolaj Schumacher <address@hidden> wrote:
> Xah Lee <address@hidden> wrote:
> > is there a elisp command like timing, that returns the time a function
> > took?
>
> Seems like everybody here has written their own, but Emacs does come with:
> benchmark-run and benchmark-run-compiled.
>
> It takes garbage collection into account, which can explain fluctuating
> results.

Thank you all for the help.

After reading the replies, it turns out my error was that i mistook
microsecond to be 10^-3 but it should be 10^-6.

Thanks Nik for the benchmark-run. That'll be helpful too, and the elp
profiler down the road.

  Xah
∑ http://xahlee.org/

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