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Re: BUG: "time" command adding to wrong process.


From: James Bonfield
Subject: Re: BUG: "time" command adding to wrong process.
Date: Wed, 8 Jan 2014 16:17:16 +0000
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.20 (2009-06-14)

On Wed, Jan 08, 2014 at 10:50:47AM -0500, Chet Ramey wrote:
> It's more difficult to get timing information for other individual
> processes, and changing the code to do that would interfere with the
> ability to time builtins and other shell commands.

Understood. Perhaps it just needs a line in the documentation
suggesting that in complex pipelines it would be advisable to start
subshells for any time commands. Ie "(time foo)" instead of "time
foo".

Regards,

James

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