time -l date ==> bash: -l: command not found Bug?
parv at pair.com
Fri Feb 25 09:17:16 GMT 2005
in message <20050225020659.GA75395 at xor.obsecurity.org>,
wrote Kris Kennaway thusly...
> On Fri, Feb 25, 2005 at 04:00:49AM +0200, P. B. S. wrote:
PBS, Do wrap lines around 69 or so characters to give me no
incentive to ignore your mail otherwise.
> > "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
Look also in bash(1) man page which states somewhere to use '\' in
order to use the real command (as it appears in $PATH of course) and
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