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Re: question on timing results



On Wed, Jun 08, 2005 at 07:28:39AM -0700, Globe Trotter wrote:
> > The bash commando 'time' gives real, user and system time of a command. 
> > see 'man time' for more information.
> > Perhaps that could be usefull.
> Thanks, however the issue is that it gives results on the entire program,
> not the algorithm part. Matthew Miller indicates that clock()
> approximately does what I want, so I will just use that.

clock() or the more detailed-if-you-have-sub-processes times() call
basically returns to your program exactly what the bash 'time' command
would.


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