steady_clock struct


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Represents a steady clock.


struct steady_clock;  


On Windows, steady_clock wraps the QueryPerformanceCounter function.

A clock is monotonic if the value that is returned by a first call to now() is always less than or equal to the value that is returned by a subsequent call to now().

A clock is steady if it is monotonic and if the time between clock ticks is constant.

High_resolution_clock is a typdef for steady_clock.

Public functions

Function Description
now Returns the current time as a time_point value.

Public Constants

Name Description
system_clock::is_steady Holds true. A steady_clock is steady.


Header: chrono

Namespace: std::chrono

See Also

Header Files Reference
system_clock Structure