4.3 clock()

This is the standard C library clock function from time.h.

Syntax

clock_t clock(void);

Usage

The default implementation of this function uses semihosting.

If the units of clock_t differ from the default of centiseconds, you must define __CLK_TCK on the compiler command line or in your own header file. The value in the definition is used for CLK_TCK and CLOCKS_PER_SEC. The default value is 100 for centiseconds.

Note:

If you re-implement clock() you must also re-implement _clock_init().

Returns

The returned value is an unsigned integer.

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