Returns the current time.
#include <prtime.h> PRTime PR_Now(void);
The current time as a
PR_Now() returns the current time as number of microseconds since the NSPR epoch, which is midnight (00:00:00) 1 January 1970 UTC.
You cannot assume that the values returned by
PR_Now() are monotonically increasing because the system clock of the computer may be reset. To obtain monotonically increasing time stamps suitable for measuring elapsed time, use