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From Ask Bjoern Hansen <...@apache.org>
Subject Re: usec vs sec
Date Mon, 28 Aug 2000 23:40:47 GMT
On Mon, 28 Aug 2000 rbb@covalent.net wrote:

> > Without losing resolution, it is harder to optimize away the
> > gettimeofday() per request in 2.0 than it was to optimize away the
> > time() per request in 1.3.  Is microsecond resolution for
> > r->request_time absolutely necessary?  What's the penalty for lost
> > resolution (for example, to 10ms or 1s)?
> 
> There shouldn't be a penalty.  HTTP has 1s granularity AFAIK, so backing
> the resolution down to 1s should be alright.  Dean had a reason for using
> usecs, but I don't remember what it is right now.

we use it to be able to report how long it took to process the
request?


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