/usr/bin/time doesn't report memory consumption

Bug #331425 reported by Ivan A. Kosarev on 2009-02-19
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time (Ubuntu)
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Bug Description

Whatever command line I provide for the /usr/bin/time it always report zeros for values that correspond to memory consumption. Say, I run:

/usr/bin/time -f "%M %D %K" mcedit x.c

where x.c is a large file. Then I try some actions in the editor and quit. The numbers the tool prints are always

0 0 0

This is under Ubuntu 8.04.2 / bash.

Thanks,

Andreas Olsson (andol) wrote :

Setting package time.

Nick Booker (nmbooker) wrote :

I can confirm this in Jaunty's time version 1.7-23.

Changed in time:
status: New → Confirmed
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