fork performance test

while (true); do date --utc; done | uniq -c
Sample Output
$ while (true); do date --utc; done | uniq -c
      5 Wed Apr 21 12:38:10 UTC 2010
      6 Wed Apr 21 12:38:11 UTC 2010
      1 Wed Apr 21 12:38:12 UTC 2010
      1 Wed Apr 21 12:38:13 UTC 2010
      8 Wed Apr 21 12:38:14 UTC 2010
      8 Wed Apr 21 12:38:15 UTC 2010
      6 Wed Apr 21 12:38:16 UTC 2010
      1 Wed Apr 21 12:38:18 UTC 2010
      9 Wed Apr 21 12:38:19 UTC 2010

By: hute37
2013-03-15 12:05:37

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