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Description: execute a command after a given time
Download: waitx.lha       (TIPS: Use the right click menu if your browser takes you back here all the time)
Size: 6kb
Version: 2.0
Date: 05 Dec 13
Author: Sigbjørn Skjæret, aos4 port by kas1e
Submitter: kas1e
Email: kas1e/yandex ru
Category: utility/shell
License: Other
Distribute: yes
Min OS Version: 4.0
FileID: 8464
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Very powerful poor-man's cron-tab that is 100% Pure so it can be made resident.

(This has actually been laying on my disk for quite a while in the need for
better docs, I just made a quick cleanup so you get the general idea, and
hopefully you will figure out the rest by yourself. ;) )


$ waitx TIME=12:34:12 echo "this is an example"
  Waits until 12:34:12 is reached and will execute echo

$ waitx H=5 M=36 echo "this is an example"
  Will wait 5 hours and 36 minutes and execute echo

$ waitx HOURS=2 MINS=12 SECS=59
  Will wait 2 hours, 12 minutes and 59 seconds and then
  returns to the prompt

$ waitx DY=1 L=5 echo "this is an example"
  Will wait 1 day and execute echo,
  then repeat this a total of 5 times

$ waitx M=15 ALWAYS echo "this is an example"
  Will execute echo every 15 minutes

$ waitx D=12/9 T=16 L=0 echo "this is an example"
  Will wait until September 12th 16:00 and execute echo,
  and repeat forever

$ waitx echo "this is an example"
  Will execute echo immediatly


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