bash 'time' function

Frank Schafer frank.schafer at
Wed Dec 19 22:34:14 PST 2001

Sam Halliday wrote:

> hello, i noticed recently that the bash function 'time' doesnt work as the
> man page says, but it worked fine on my old mandrake system.
> it doesnt take command line arguments and insists on outputing 3 times, the
> user, system and real.
> i definitly have /bin/bash set as the shell
> does anyone have any advice?
> Sam, Ireland
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I think you have to see ..
`man bash` -> TIMEFORMAT

Hope this is what you need
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