Python wrapper around the RDTSCP instruction to get the cycle counter on X86
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README.md

This is a crappy ctypes-based wrapper around the X86 RDTSC instruction to get cycle timers.

It will only work on x86-64 systems and probably requires GCC to install. Caveat emptor.

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Usage

import rdtsc

start = rdtsc.get_cycles()
# do stuff
end = rdtsc.get_cycles()