$ { time command; } > out.out 2> time+err.out

Nov. 20, 2011, 8:34 p.m.Janos


  • time is a bash builtin command, and redirecting its output does not work the same way as with proper executables
  • If you execute within braces like above, the output of time will go to stderr (standard error), so you can capture it with 2>time.out
  • An alternative is to use the /usr/bin/time executable, by referring to its full path. (The path may be different depending on your system.)