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StopWatch, simple text, hh:mm:ss using Unix Time

Terminal - StopWatch, simple text, hh:mm:ss using Unix Time
export I=$(date +%s); watch -t -n 1 'T=$(date +%s);E=$(($T-$I));hours=$((E / 3600)) ; seconds=$((E % 3600)) ; minutes=$((seconds / 60)) ; seconds=$((seconds % 60)) ; echo $(printf "%02d:%02d:%02d" $hours $minutes $seconds)'
2009-10-23 07:31:44
User: m33600
Functions: date echo export printf watch
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StopWatch, simple text, hh:mm:ss using Unix Time

Works on real time clock, unix time based, decrementing the actual time from initial time saved in an environment variable exported to child process inside watch

Shows elapsed time from start of script in hh:mm:ss format

Non afected by system slow down due to the use of date.

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