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Re: adding functions for easy access to cycle counters

> I could use these to remove a number of very expensive gettimeofday()
> calls in OpenSSL.

Surely a user-page gettimeofday() would be better?  (Or getting rid of
OpenSSL entirely, but I suspect that's Not Going To Happen.)

> But how will they work on multiprocessors?

"Poorly", I suspect. :-/

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