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Re: Timing an operation


From: Matthew_S
Subject: Re: Timing an operation
Date: Fri, 25 May 2007 02:26:53 -0700 (PDT)

Thanks Paul and Chet;

They both do the same thing and that's exactly what I was looking for.

Thanks again,

Matthew.


Chet Ramey wrote:
> 
> Paul Jarc wrote:
> 
>> date1=`perl -e 'print time()'`
>> ...
>> date2=`perl -e 'print time()'`
>> interval=`expr "$date2" - "$date1"`
> 
> This general approach can be used without invoking any external programs:
> 
> date1=$SECONDS
> ...
> date2=$SECONDS
> interval=$(( $date2 - $date1 ))
> 
> Chet
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