Didnt know that the sleep can handle hours, etc. Good to know!
2010/10/29 Pádraig Brady <P at draigbrady.com>
> On 29/10/10 11:35, Killian Faughnan wrote:
> > Hi David,
> >> x x x x x script.sh
> >> x x x x x sleep n ; script.sh
> >> x x x x x sleep 2n ; script.sh
> > You'd probably be better off putting the functional parts of your bash
> > script inside a while loop. Presumable you'd be looking for this to
> > run continually so an infinite loop would do. Something like the
> > below perhaps?
> > while true; do
> > <your code>
> > sleep 10
> > done
>> Note sleep on linux supports hours etc. like:
> sleep $(echo $wait | sed 's/\([^:]*\):\([^:]*\):\(.*\)/\1h \2m \3s/')
>> Note also the above will not ensure the spacing of
> <your code> if the script/machine is restarted.
> Some extra state/logic would be needed for that.
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