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sr #108958: Feature Request - real/user/sys time data in bash variables

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Submitted on:  Sun 31 Jan 2016 10:15:10 PM UTC  
Category:  None Priority:  5 - Normal
Severity:  1 - Wish Status:  None
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Sun 31 Jan 2016 10:15:10 PM UTC, original submission:

bash offers a built-in 'time' that outputs values to STDERR. I suggest it would be more useful to [also|instead] store the values in dedicated bash variables. An example of the benefit would include logging the time info of script elements or non-interactive shells, in conjunction either with trap DEBUG, or in-line commands.



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