Description of problem:
GNU time reports 4 times too much "maxresident" memory usage.
The problem and the fix are described here :
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
All versions at least up to 6.2
Steps to Reproduce:
1. /usr/bin/time nano <some.file> # or any other command
2. from an other terminal, check the memory used by the command (with ps, htop,...)
3. end nano (or the other command) and compare the "maxresident" reported by time with what was found by the other tools.
Created attachment 560194 [details]
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 703865 ***