[CentOS] time command

Tue Apr 10 17:38:52 UTC 2007
Luciano Miguel Ferreira Rocha <strange at nsk.no-ip.org>

On Tue, Apr 10, 2007 at 01:34:23PM -0400, Jerry Geis wrote:
> Hi
> I am wanting to time how long it takes a couple commands to run.
> I can do "time command" and it tells me.
> How do I do multple commands at a time.
> I tried:
> time command; command
> no good
> time "command; command"
> no good

If using shell builtin time:
time { cmd1; cmd2; }


time ( cmd1; cmd2 )

If using external command:
/usr/bin/time sh -c "cmd1; cmd2"

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