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posix_times

(PHP 4, PHP 5)

posix_timesGet process times

Description

array posix_times ( void )

Gets information about the current CPU usage.

Return Values

Returns a hash of strings with information about the current process CPU usage. The indices of the hash are:

  • ticks - the number of clock ticks that have elapsed since reboot.
  • utime - user time used by the current process.
  • stime - system time used by the current process.
  • cutime - user time used by current process and children.
  • cstime - system time used by current process and children.

Notes

Warning

This function isn't reliable to use, it may return negative values for high times.

Examples

Example #1 Example use of posix_times()

<?php

$times 
posix_times();

print_r($times);
?>

The above example will output something similar to:

Array
(
    [ticks] => 25814410
    [utime] => 1
    [stime] => 1
    [cutime] => 0
    [cstime] => 0
)

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