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A Linux Christmas Carol Explained

Dec 31, 2008, 20:32 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by David M Williams)

"First, you can find the original Jingle Bells shell script here. Let's break it down.

"I started off a bit lame -- sorry. For "Dashing through the snow" I invoked the Linux command "time." This takes as a parameter another command and measures how long it takes to execute -- both in terms of real time and CPU time.

"% time snow"

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