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Re: Timing a program run?


how about... "time"?  i think it outputs the timing information
to stderr after it has finished running the app.  it's funny
all your searching didn't show that up :)  for future reference,
"man -k keyword" is another good place to look.


On Thu, Jan 02, 2003 at 03:57:10AM -0600, Gerald Livingston wrote:
> OK -- dumb question that I can't remember the answer to and can't find
> by googling.
> How the heck do I time how long it takes a certain script to run?
> I've searched the archives and google and apropos and apt-cache on all
> kinds of variations of "time" (timing, timer, etc) and can't find
> anything.
> Do I need to write a 'date +%s' in to the beginning and end of the
> script and do the math when it finishes?
> Another dumb bash question later if I can't figure it out.
> G
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