xpcom/ds/TimeStamp_posix.cpp
author Matt Brubeck <mbrubeck@mozilla.com>
Fri, 11 Nov 2011 17:49:47 -0800
changeset 81825 c02f29cef915f106cc67e43bf0f57cf15605a6ca
parent 80187 ec7577dec4fceef0ac2717416d9c48289402d935
child 98529 f4157e8c410708d76703f19e4dfb61859bfe32d8
child 111565 f93960a93ad97a56d308bd9ce25d97cbc175d524
permissions -rw-r--r--
Back out 5ddda2b25e28 and 3abfdb807a4f (bug 699258) for crashes in WinXP tests

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//
// Implement TimeStamp::Now() with POSIX clocks.
//
// The "tick" unit for POSIX clocks is simply a nanosecond, as this is
// the smallest unit of time representable by struct timespec.  That
// doesn't mean that a nanosecond is the resolution of TimeDurations
// obtained with this API; see TimeDuration::Resolution;
//

#include <time.h>

#include "mozilla/TimeStamp.h"

// Estimate of the smallest duration of time we can measure.
static PRUint64 sResolution;
static PRUint64 sResolutionSigDigs;

static const PRUint16 kNsPerUs   =       1000;
static const PRUint64 kNsPerMs   =    1000000;
static const PRUint64 kNsPerSec  = 1000000000; 
static const double kNsPerMsd    =    1000000.0;
static const double kNsPerSecd   = 1000000000.0;

static PRUint64
TimespecToNs(const struct timespec& ts)
{
  PRUint64 baseNs = PRUint64(ts.tv_sec) * kNsPerSec;
  return baseNs + PRUint64(ts.tv_nsec);
}

static PRUint64
ClockTimeNs()
{
  struct timespec ts;
  // this can't fail: we know &ts is valid, and TimeStamp::Init()
  // checks that CLOCK_MONOTONIC is supported (and aborts if not)
  clock_gettime(CLOCK_MONOTONIC, &ts);

  // tv_sec is defined to be relative to an arbitrary point in time,
  // but it would be madness for that point in time to be earlier than
  // the Epoch.  So we can safely assume that even if time_t is 32
  // bits, tv_sec won't overflow while the browser is open.  Revisit
  // this argument if we're still building with 32-bit time_t around
  // the year 2037.
  return TimespecToNs(ts);
}

static PRUint64
ClockResolutionNs()
{
  // NB: why not rely on clock_getres()?  Two reasons: (i) it might
  // lie, and (ii) it might return an "ideal" resolution that while
  // theoretically true, could never be measured in practice.  Since
  // clock_gettime() likely involves a system call on your platform,
  // the "actual" timing resolution shouldn't be lower than syscall
  // overhead.

  PRUint64 start = ClockTimeNs();
  PRUint64 end = ClockTimeNs();
  PRUint64 minres = (end - start);

  // 10 total trials is arbitrary: what we're trying to avoid by
  // looping is getting unlucky and being interrupted by a context
  // switch or signal, or being bitten by paging/cache effects
  for (int i = 0; i < 9; ++i) {
    start = ClockTimeNs();
    end = ClockTimeNs();

    PRUint64 candidate = (start - end);
    if (candidate < minres)
      minres = candidate;
  }

  if (0 == minres) {
    // measurable resolution is either incredibly low, ~1ns, or very
    // high.  fall back on clock_getres()
    struct timespec ts;
    if (0 == clock_getres(CLOCK_MONOTONIC, &ts)) {
      minres = TimespecToNs(ts);
    }
  }

  if (0 == minres) {
    // clock_getres probably failed.  fall back on NSPR's resolution
    // assumption
    minres = 1 * kNsPerMs;
  }

  return minres;
}


namespace mozilla {

double
TimeDuration::ToSeconds() const
{
  return double(mValue) / kNsPerSecd;
}

double
TimeDuration::ToSecondsSigDigits() const
{
  // don't report a value < mResolution ...
  PRInt64 valueSigDigs = sResolution * (mValue / sResolution);
  // and chop off insignificant digits
  valueSigDigs = sResolutionSigDigs * (valueSigDigs / sResolutionSigDigs);
  return double(valueSigDigs) / kNsPerSecd;
}

TimeDuration
TimeDuration::FromMilliseconds(double aMilliseconds)
{
  return TimeDuration::FromTicks(aMilliseconds * kNsPerMsd);
}

TimeDuration
TimeDuration::Resolution()
{
  return TimeDuration::FromTicks(PRInt64(sResolution));
}

struct TimeStampInitialization
{
  TimeStampInitialization() {
    TimeStamp::Startup();
  }
  ~TimeStampInitialization() {
    TimeStamp::Shutdown();
  }
};

static TimeStampInitialization initOnce;
static bool gInitialized = false;

nsresult
TimeStamp::Startup()
{
  if (gInitialized)
    return NS_OK;

  struct timespec dummy;
  if (0 != clock_gettime(CLOCK_MONOTONIC, &dummy))
      NS_RUNTIMEABORT("CLOCK_MONOTONIC is absent!");

  sResolution = ClockResolutionNs();

  // find the number of significant digits in sResolution, for the
  // sake of ToSecondsSigDigits()
  for (sResolutionSigDigs = 1;
       !(sResolutionSigDigs == sResolution
         || 10*sResolutionSigDigs > sResolution);
       sResolutionSigDigs *= 10);

  gInitialized = true;
  return NS_OK;
}

void
TimeStamp::Shutdown()
{
}

TimeStamp
TimeStamp::Now()
{
  return TimeStamp(ClockTimeNs());
}

}