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Re: System call which gets CPU utilized capacity
- From: Igor Pechtchanski <pechtcha at cs dot nyu dot edu>
- To: Alex Vinokur <alexvn at connect dot to>
- Cc: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 10 Sep 2003 09:22:46 -0400 (EDT)
- Subject: Re: System call which gets CPU utilized capacity
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On Wed, 10 Sep 2003, Alex Vinokur wrote:
> Is there in CYGWIN any system call which gets CPU utilized capacity at
> the present moment?
> For instance :
> int get_cpu_usage() which returns the percentage of used capacity.
> I would like to write in my C-program something like :
> if (get_cpu_usage() < 20)
> foo1(); // calling foo1() will be postponed
I assume the call is the same as in any other Unix system, since "top"
worked for me with almost no porting about a year ago. You might want to
take a look at the sources for the "procps" package.
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