time -l date ==> bash: -l: command not found Bug?

Kris Kennaway kris at obsecurity.org
Fri Feb 25 02:07:01 GMT 2005

On Fri, Feb 25, 2005 at 04:00:49AM +0200, P. B. S. wrote:
> "time" doesn't seem to accept any options. The first thing on the line after "time" is taken as the utility to execute. I need the -l option.
> Am I misusing "time" or what?
> _______________________________________________

Your shell (apparently bash) provides a builtin time function.  If
you want to use FreeBSD's time(1) binary, call it by absolute path


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