Determining the memory usage of a program

Michael Still mikal at
Tue Feb 12 21:30:11 EST 2002

On Tue, 12 Feb 2002, Simon Burton wrote:

> > Have you had a squiz at the man page for time?? :-)
> I did. it measures time. is yours different?

Yeah, that's what confused me too. It would seem my Redhat box has time
aliased to time -p, which gives the posix output (wall, system, user). If
you go for the actual binary (/usr/bin/time on my machine), then you get
the extended GNU output, which includes the name of the programmers



Michael Still (mikal at     UMT+11hrs

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