At 2003-08-14T16:08:21Z, "Charles Howse" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> Can I refine it to give me something like: .784 seconds?
Use "bc -l" instead of bc. That should do it.
Yes, but not in the context mentioned before:
> > > Start_time=`date +%s` # Seconds past midnight at start of script > > > [ do lots of stuff ] > > > End_time=`date +%s` # Seconds past midnight at end of script
et=`echo "$end_time - $start_time" | bc -l`
Here bc -l will not really help, because date +%s returns whole seconds :-(
BTW: %s are seconds since epoch
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