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Old 06-04-2012
Converting date/time and generating offsets in bash script

Hi all,
I need a script to do some date/time conversion. It should take as an input a particular time. It should then generates a series of offsets, in both hour:minute form and number of milliseconds elapsed.

For 03:00, for example, it should give back 04:02:07 (3727000ms*) 05:04:14 (7454000ms), 06:06:21 etc...

How would I go about doing this as a bash script? Ideally it would work on both Mac OS X and Linux (Ubuntu or Debian).

* (1hr * 60 minutes/hr *60 seconds/minute *1000ms/sec )+(2min*60 sec/min * 1000ms/sec)+(7sec*1000ms/sec) = (60*60*1000)+(2*60*1000)+(7*1000) = 3727000
# 2  
Old 06-04-2012
Code:
#!/bin/bash

t=$(date -d "$1" +%s)

incr=3727
for cnt in {1..3} # Use this to increase/decrease number of offsets
do
    t_out=$((t + incr))
    echo "$(date -d @$t_out +"%H:%m:%S") -> $((($incr * 1000)))"
    (( incr = incr + 3727 ))
done

Usage: ./test.sh 03:00:00
# 3  
Old 07-03-2012
Thanks, that helped a lot!

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