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Re: Date request

From: Richard Dawe
Subject: Re: Date request
Date: Sun, 02 Feb 2003 18:35:15 +0000


Scott Baker wrote:
> Can I make a feature request for the "date" function...  If I knew C I'd
> write it myself but I don't...
> An option for the date command to have it show the time, and then STAY
> running and update the time every 1 second.  I want a "live" clock that I
> can run and watch to see what time it is.  I have certain cron jobs that
> run every 5 minutes.  If I had a clock program that would let me watch them
> it would make things easier.  Just a request.

Try this:

    while true; do sleep 1; date; done

If you use a shell other than sh, bash or ksh, you may need to use a different


Richard Dawe [ http://www.phekda.freeserve.co.uk/richdawe/ ]

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