STRELAPSED(3)C LIBRARY FUNCTIONSSTRELAPSED(3)


NAME

strelapsed - parse elapsed time expression

SYNOPSIS

unsigned long strelapsed(char* buf, char** next, int persec)

DESCRIPTION

strelapsed returns a pointer to a string representation of the elapsed time for (count/persec) seconds. The two largest time units are used, limiting the return value length to at most 6 characters. The units are:
s
seconds
m
minutes
h
hours
days
weeks

M
months
Y
years
S
scores

SEE ALSO

strelapsed(3)

CAVEATS

The return value points to a static area that is overwritten on each call.


November 07, 2006