Struct

GLibTimer

Description

struct GTimer {
  /* No available fields */
}

Opaque datatype that records a start time.

Functions

g_timer_new

Creates a new timer, and starts timing (i.e. g_timer_start() is implicitly called for you).

Instance methods

g_timer_continue

Resumes a timer that has previously been stopped with g_timer_stop(). g_timer_stop() must be called before using this function.

Available since: 2.4

g_timer_destroy

Destroys a timer, freeing associated resources.

g_timer_elapsed

If timer has been started but not stopped, obtains the time since the timer was started. If timer has been stopped, obtains the elapsed time between the time it was started and the time it was stopped. The return value is the number of seconds elapsed, including any fractional part. The microseconds out parameter is essentially useless.

g_timer_is_active

Exposes whether the timer is currently active.

Available since: 2.62

g_timer_reset

This function is useless; it’s fine to call g_timer_start() on an already-started timer to reset the start time, so g_timer_reset() serves no purpose.

g_timer_start

Marks a start time, so that future calls to g_timer_elapsed() will report the time since g_timer_start() was called. g_timer_new() automatically marks the start time, so no need to call g_timer_start() immediately after creating the timer.

g_timer_stop

Marks an end time, so calls to g_timer_elapsed() will return the difference between this end time and the start time.