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Cabletv.sh For Linux or Unix - Final Blog Update

Nov 25, 2008, 07:04 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Mike Tremell)

[ Thanks to Mike Golvach for this link. ]

"This week's improvements are limited to one (I guess that would just make it a singular "improvement" ;). I received several suggestions about reliance on awk's strftime, which helped us get over the in-sequential time problem, but added some minutes to the output. For the record, this fix isn't included in this version, as problems with formatting need to be completely reworked, but, to answer the question, the quicker way to do this without awk is with Gnu date (and it "must" be Gnu date, as, for instance, Solaris' version of date doesn't allow for the same type of formatting). So, in a version I'm not putting up here because it isn't ready yet, we've changed:"

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