TIME(1)                                                   TIME(1)

     NAME
          time - time a command

     SYNOPSIS
          time command

     DESCRIPTION
          The given command is executed; after it is complete, time
          prints the elapsed time during the command, the time spent
          in the system, and the time spent in execution of the com-
          mand.  Times are reported in seconds.

          The execution time can depend on what kind of memory the
          program happens to land in; the user time in MOS is often
          half what it is in core.

          The times are printed on the diagnostic output stream.

     BUGS
          Elapsed time is accurate to the second, while the CPU times
          are measured to the 60th second.  Thus the sum of the CPU
          times can be up to a second larger than the elapsed time.