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The <sys/times.h> header shall define the tms structure, which is returned by times() and shall include at least the following members:
clock_t tms_utime User CPU time. clock_t tms_stime System CPU time. clock_t tms_cutime User CPU time of terminated child processes. clock_t tms_cstime System CPU time of terminated child processes.
The <sys/times.h> header shall define the clock_t type as described in <sys/types.h>.
The following shall be declared as a function and may also be defined as a macro. A function prototype shall be provided.
clock_t times(struct tms *);
The following sections are informative.
The System Interfaces volume of POSIX.1-2017, times()
Portions of this text are reprinted and reproduced in electronic form from IEEE Std 1003.1-2017, Standard for Information Technology -- Portable Operating System Interface (POSIX), The Open Group Base Specifications Issue 7, 2018 Edition, Copyright (C) 2018 by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc and The Open Group. In the event of any discrepancy between this version and the original IEEE and The Open Group Standard, the original IEEE and The Open Group Standard is the referee document. The original Standard can be obtained online at http://www.opengroup.org/unix/online.html .
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