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The time command depends on floating point support.
author Rob Landley <>
date Thu, 12 Mar 2015 14:27:36 -0500
parents cbb1aca81eca
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/* time.c - time a simple command
 * Copyright 2013 Rob Landley <>
 * See


config TIME
  bool "time"
  default y
  depends on TOYBOX_FLOAT
    usage: time [-p] COMMAND [ARGS...]

    Run command line and report real, user, and system time elapsed in seconds.
    (real = clock on the wall, user = cpu used by command's code,
    system = cpu used by OS on behalf of command.)

    -p	posix mode (ignored)

#include "toys.h"

void time_main(void)
  pid_t pid;
  struct timeval tv, tv2;

  gettimeofday(&tv, NULL);
  if (!(pid = xfork())) xexec(toys.optargs);
  else {
    int stat;
    struct rusage ru;
    float r, u, s;

    wait4(pid, &stat, 0, &ru);
    gettimeofday(&tv2, NULL);
    if (tv.tv_usec > tv2.tv_usec) {
      tv2.tv_usec += 1000000;
    r = (tv2.tv_sec-tv.tv_sec)+((tv2.tv_usec-tv.tv_usec)/1000000.0);
    u = ru.ru_utime.tv_sec+(ru.ru_utime.tv_usec/1000000.0);
    s = ru.ru_stime.tv_sec+(ru.ru_stime.tv_usec/1000000.0);
    fprintf(stderr, "real %f\nuser %f\nsys %f\n", r, u, s);
    toys.exitval = WIFEXITED(stat) ? WEXITSTATUS(stat) : WTERMSIG(stat);