System call which gets CPU utilized capacity
Wed Sep 10 13:30:00 GMT 2003
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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