[Nottingham] CPU time

Michael Erskine msemtd at googlemail.com
Mon Oct 20 12:21:45 UTC 2008

> So really does noone/nothing provide an accurate 'progress' bar or 'time
> so far' bar for a task spread across multiple parallel threads?

Yes, it's that thing you seem to want to avoid: parse ps output or
/proc/sys or somesuch. It's entirely appropriate and pragmatic to do
so in the absence of other magic.

Michael Erskine.

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