get only time of execution of a command without his output

time Command >/dev/null
Sample Output
$ time awk -f test.awk file >/dev/null

real    0m0.390s
user    0m0.370s
sys     0m0.010s

$ time perl file >/dev/null

real    0m0.481s
user    0m0.431s
sys     0m0.022s

By: eastwind
2010-03-17 09:09:01

What Others Think

u still get stderr. U should use &>
tatsu · 634 weeks and 5 days ago
@twitteruser: Then you get no output at all.
dennisw · 634 weeks and 5 days ago
@dennisw: I think time is outside of the redirection. time ls &>/dev/null still shows the time information. (time ls &>/dev/null) 2> time.out will redirect the time information to time.out.
ckclark · 633 weeks and 6 days ago

What do you think?

Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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