[erlang-questions] What are the units for erlang:statistics(wall_clock)?

Lukas Larsson <>
Thu Aug 7 14:40:12 CEST 2014


Hello,

It is indeed milliseconds. There is already a clarification of this merged
into git so in the next release it will be possible to figure this out from
the documentation :)

Lukas


On Thu, Aug 7, 2014 at 1:11 PM, Roger Lipscombe <>
wrote:

> I'm looking to find the uptime of an Erlang node, and I found
> erlang:statistics(wall_clock), but the documentation doesn't specify
> the units.
>
> I assume milliseconds, but the documentation
> (http://www.erlang.org/doc/man/erlang.html#statistics-1) doesn't
> specify it, and suggests for other statistics that the units are
> subject to change.
>
> (Further the documentation at erldocs.com for erlang:statistics is
> kind of messed up (for the R16B03-1 version, anyway...)
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