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Question on meaning of time values....
I am using the function excl::get-internal-run-times to get as accurate
as possible the running time of a function. The function returns 4 values:
user cpu time
system cpu time
user gc time
system gc time
I have looked at the user manual, but it does not explain the precise
meaning of these numbers. Questions:
1) What is the difference between "user" and "system" cpu time?
In particular, does user-cpu time include paging? Or is it included
in "system" cpu?
2) Is there any way to get the number of IO's performed for a certain
3) What is the difference between "user" gc and "system" gc?
Finaly, a pointer to a document describing exactly what these numbers mean
would be great.
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