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Re: Elisp native profiler

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: Elisp native profiler
Date: Wed, 03 Oct 2012 16:06:44 +0200
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Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> writes:

> That's weird, tho.  On my lowly fit-pc2, the overhead was just 1% in
> my test.  Of course, maybe the setitimer ended up firing at a much
> slower rate?

Perhaps your system doesn't have a high precision timer, so the kernel
falls back to the jiffies timer (which typically runs at 100Hz,
depending on kernel config).


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