print the current date and time with sfk time, or run a clock showing absolute and relative time permanently with sfk clock for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux.
sfk time [options] [format]sfk clock
prints the current date and time, or shows
a clock with absolute and relative time.
Y = year
M = month
D = day
h = hour
m = minute
s = second
any other char is passed through.
default format is YMDhms.
-nice print format Y-M-D h:m:s
-spat support slash patterns \t etc.
-from n print unix timestamp n as human readable time.
-strfpat use alternative formats chars as defined by
the strftime c function (but without %).
aliasessfk date show just the date
sfk clock2 show just a relative time
sfk clock3 also shows overall start time
and (on Enter) a second column with
relative time since overall start
press Enter while displaying sfk clock
to reset the relative time.
cannot use chain input data.
see alsosfk unixtime prints the unix timestamp
sfk sleep delay execution for some time
web referencehttp://stahlworks.com/sfk-timeexamplessfk time -spat "Y-M-D\th:m:s" +filt -tabform "$col2 $col1"
prints 2011-06-16 06:17:31 to terminal,
with a tab character between date and time,
post processing the output by sfk filter.
permanently show absolute and relative time.