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Nano Timer

Tom Hill
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Joined: Aug 24, 2003
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Hi guys, I hope you can help:
Im developing in java 1.4.2 is there a mechanism to get the current time in Nano seconds rather than just milliseconds?
Paul Sturrock

Joined: Apr 14, 2004
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System.nanoTime() - since 1.5. Doesn't sound too reliable though.

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Michael Lloyd Lee

Joined: Sep 07, 2005
Posts: 22
not without JNI or upgrading to 1.5.

Please please please use code tags!<br /> <br /><a href="" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Java API</a> - <a href="" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Java Tutorials</a>
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