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sr #110343: Greater precision in TIMEFORMAT

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Submitted on:  Thu 29 Oct 2020 10:27:46 PM UTC
 
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Severity:  1 - Wish Status:  Postponed
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Mon 09 Nov 2020 02:05:07 PM UTC, comment #1: 

Thanks for the suggestion. I'll look at it for a future version.

Chet Ramey <chet>
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Thu 29 Oct 2020 10:27:46 PM UTC, original submission:  

The maximum precision in TIMEFORMAT has since bash 2.0 (1997) been "values of p greater than 3 are changed to 3".

Now that fast CPUs can return pipelines in milliseconds or faster, could we allow users to choose greater precision values?

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