Re: statistics(times, Times)

From: Joachim Schimpf <>
Date: Tue 03 Oct 2000 11:25:47 AM GMT
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Erwan Jahier wrote:
> I am benchmarking programs written in Eclipse that fork processes.
> To do that, I use the `statistics(times, Times)' command.
> The problem I have is that the user and system times it gives do
> not take into account the time spent in forked processes. Do you
> think there exist a turn-around for that problem? (other than
> looking at the real time)

You can obtain that information on the C level via the
getrusage() library function. Eclipse has no predefined
interface to that, but you could write your own external

Apart from that, when you run from a Unix shell, you could use
the w command which returns this kind of summary information.

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Received on Tue Oct 03 12:28:05 2000

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