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Re: [HTCondor-users] convert from 'date +"%H-%M %m-%d-%Y"' to seconds from 1970

HTCondor expects ISO 8601 format for abstime(). So, space is not a valid
delimiter between the date and the time.

Perhaps, "2020-05-06T12:00:00" would work better.


On 5/5/20 5:18 AM, Beyer, Christoph wrote:
> Hi,
> thanks, maybe my question was a bit misleading, I know there are a couple of ways to convert date formats into unix time and back. 
> What I mean to do is put a 'human readable time' into a classadd: 
> down.time = "2020-05-06 12:00" 
> and use it for start calculations where I need it to be unix time, hence 
> down.time.sec = abstime(down.time) 
> Seems to be a way but I do not get it to work right now, maybe someone is using the abstime() function and can give me a hint, it needs to go into the startd_add obviously ...
> best
> christoph 
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