murex Shell Docs

Command Reference: time

Returns the execution run time of a command or block

Description

time is an optional builtin which runs a command or block of code and returns it's running time.

Usage

time: command parameters -> <stderr>

time: { code-block } -> <stderr>

Examples

» time: sleep 5
5.000151513

» time { out "Going to sleep"; sleep 5; out "Waking up" }
Going to sleep
Waking up
5.000240977

Detail

time's output is written to STDERR. However any output and errors written by the commands executed by time will also be written to time's STDOUT and STDERR as usual.

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