What is a tick?

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What is a tick?

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In my wesnoth log I'm seeing:

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Initilizing teams took 3 ticks.
Initilizing total took 10 ticks.
What is/how long is a tick?
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One tick is 10 nano seconds. Depending on what you're using as a frame of reference.
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A cursory look at the code in question shows that the values displayed come from SDL_GetTicks() calls, so one “tick” in this particular context is purportedly equivalent to 1 millisecond.

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shadowm wrote:A cursory look at the code in question shows that the values displayed come from SDL_GetTicks() calls, so one “tick” in this particular context is purportedly equivalent to 1 millisecond.

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Re: What is a tick?

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hmm this log was added by me for testing the performance of the mp replay feature, i wanted to rmeove after i finished but it seems like i forgot.
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