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Old 10-03-2003, 02:39 PM   #1
jqcaducifer
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Program Run Tiime Benchmark?


Hello

I was wondering if somebody knows of a program that can be run to determine the start and end times of another process? I tried searching SourceForge, but came up with nothing.

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Old 10-03-2003, 05:58 PM   #2
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time <program>

info time

To find the date+time when it started ended you can always use the date command and a simple shell script, but I think all you wanted is the first one.
Tells you for how long the program has run, after it ends. I know of nothing that keeps a tally and tells you as the program is running.
 
Old 10-04-2003, 03:56 PM   #3
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Thanks, that's exactly what i wanted

When the program finishes, it gives 3 times:
real
user
sys
What is the difference between these three times, and which one should i look at for time?
 
  


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