NAME

     times - get process times


SYNOPSIS

     #include <sys/times.h>

     clock_t times(struct tms *buf));


DESCRIPTION

     times stores the current process times in buf.

     struct tms is as defined in /usr/include/sys/times.h:

     struct  tms  {
                    clock_t tms_utime;  /* user time */
                    clock_t tms_stime;  /* system time */
                    clock_t tms_cutime; /* user time of children */
                    clock_t tms_cstime; /* system time of children */
                    };

     times returns the number of clock ticks  that  have  elapsed
     since the system has been up.


CONFORMING TO

     SVr4, SVID, POSIX, X/OPEN, BSD 4.3


SEE ALSO

     time(1), getrusage(2), wait(2)