time command!

Posted on 2003-10-30
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Hi experts,
Just wondering what does the output of time mean?  This is what i've got when i tried to time my java program:
144.320u  2.780s  4:57.33  49.4%  0+0k  0+14io  0pf+0w
thank you
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Field 1: User time. How much time the process spent on behalf of the user.
Field 2: System time. How much time in system calls.
Field 3: Total elapsed time (real time) process used(rounded down).
Field 4: CPU time as a percentage of real time.
Field 5: Shared memory used + nonshared memory used.
Filed 6: # of blocks input + # blocks output.
Field 7: # page faults + # swaps.

for more information please check the man page for csh under "Environment Variables and Predefined Shell Variables" section.

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hi shivsa,
Thanks for helping me!

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