Paul Jungwirth on 17 Sep 2012 09:32:24 -0700

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Re: [PLUG] Report the max memory used by a given command?

> I think "maxresident" might be what you're looking for.  If not, look
> through the "Formatting the Output" section of time(1)'s manpage and
> try out some of the other options.

Thanks for the reply! I eventually found this page which recommends
/usr/bin/time -v, although supposedly that only gives you real numbers
if your system supports it:

Also further down is a way to use valgrind to get the info; in my case
that might be overkill.


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