Section: Timestamp Functions (3stap)
Updated: March 2013
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function::get_cycles - Processor cycle count
This function returns the processor cycle counter value if available, else it returns zero. The cycle counter is free running and unsynchronized on each processor. Thus, the order of events cannot determined by comparing the results of the get_cycles function on different processors.
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