Time event when using nohup

Posted on 2011-10-11
Last Modified: 2012-05-12
How can I time this?  I want to know how long it takes.

nohup do_something >/dev/null &
Question by:hankknight
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    nohup time something &
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    you may send output to file:

    date >> /path/to/mylog
    nohup time something &  >> /path/to/mylog
    date >> /path/to/mylog

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