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ETIME(3F)							     ETIME(3F)

NAME    [Toc]    [Back]

     etime, dtime - return user+system execution time

SYNOPSIS    [Toc]    [Back]

     real function etime (tarray)
     real tarray(2)

     real function dtime (tarray)
     real tarray(2)

DESCRIPTION    [Toc]    [Back]

     These two routines	return user and	system runtime in seconds for the
     calling process.  Dtime returns the user and system time since the	last
     call to dtime, or the start of execution on the first call.

     The argument array	returns	user time in the first element and system time
     in	the second element.  The function value	is the sum of user and system
     time.  This value approximates the	program's elapsed time on a quiet

     The resolution of all timing is 1/HZ.  See	the system include file
     param.h in	/usr/include/sys for the value of HZ.

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