Swiss File Knife
a command line
free external tools,
- download the free Swiss File Knife Base from Sourceforge. - open the Windows CMD command line, Mac OS X Terminal or Linux shell. - OS X : type mv sfk-mac-i686.exe sfk and chmod +x sfk then ./sfk - Linux: type mv sfk-linux.exe sfk and chmod +x sfk then ./sfk OS X and Linux syntax may differ, check the help within the tool.
sfk time [options] [format] sfk clock prints the current date and time, or shows a clock with absolute and relative time. format: Y = year M = month D = day h = hour m = minute s = second any other char is passed through. default format is YMDhms. options -nice print format Y-M-D h:m:s -spat support slash patterns \t etc. -from n print unix timestamp n as human readable time. chaining support cannot not use chain input data. see also sfk unixtime prints the unix timestamp sfk sleep delay execution for some time web reference http://stahlworks.com/sfk-time examples sfk time -spat "Y-M-D\th:m:s" +filt -tabform "$col2 $col1" prints 2011-06-16 06:17:31 to terminal, with a tab character between date and time, post processing the output by sfk filter. sfk clock permanently show absolute and relative time.
sfk is a free open-source tool, running instantly without installation efforts. no DLL's,
no registry changes - just get sfk.exe from the zip package and use it (binaries for
windows, linux and mac are included).
read more about all sfk functions here.