in reply to Benchmark Wrapper

Actually, I think Benchmark provides a useful way. However, using this code:
$td = timediff($t1, $t0); print "the code took:",timestr($td),"\n";
Returns:

the code took: 0 wallclock secs ( 0.01 usr +  0.00 sys =  0.01 CPU)

How would extract just the wallclock secs. And what if the code took several minutes...how would I extract minutes vs. secs?

Any suggestions?

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