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From: Christian Stork <caml-list@c...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Tools for execution timing
On Tue, Feb 27, 2007 at 01:24:50PM -0500, Denis Bueno wrote:
> Dear list,
> 
> Just a general request (Caml Hump & Google didn't find anything,
> really): what do people use to time executions? I want to time the
> execution of various phases of a compiler I'm writing, in order to get
> an idea of how relatively efficient they are.
> 
> Would you recommend I just roll my own? Or is there something written
> & debugged I could use?

As part of CIL there's the Stats module which allows very accurate
timings especially on Intel x86 from Pention on upward:

http://hal.cs.berkeley.edu/cil/api/Stats.html

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