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Re: Timing a program run?

on Thu, Jan 02, 2003 at 02:46:19AM -0800, Eric G. Miller (egm2@jps.net) wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 02, 2003 at 04:31:39AM -0600, Gerald Livingston wrote:


> > AHHH -- there it is, in "man bash" buried in "SHELL GRAMMAR -->
> > Pipelines", where it doesn't stand out at all. 
> No. You probably want the time program in package "time".  It'll live at
> /usr/bin/time.

In bash and other modern shells, 'time' is a builtin.  The 'time'
package provides 'time' for shells which don't include a time builtin
function.  Or "reseved word" according to the bash manpage.


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