Re: Timing a program run?
On Thu, Jan 02, 2003 at 08:21:17PM +0000, Karsten M. Self wrote:
> on Thu, Jan 02, 2003 at 02:46:19AM -0800, Eric G. Miller (email@example.com) 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.
Or for use when you need more information than the bash builtin gives
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