I want to get the date 3 minutes on the future. For example, if "now" is
01-Jan-70 00:00:00 GMT
I want to get
01-Jan-80 00:03:00 GMT
How should I do it? I'm working with busybox linux.
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date you can do it as simple as this:
busybox seems not so smart (yet). The only reliable solution I came up with using
busybox date -D '%s' -d "$(( `busybox date +%s`+3*60 ))"
(you don't need the
busybox parts if there is no other
date implementation present)
If you want a formatted output, you could add this
busybox date -D '%s' +"%y%m%d%H%" -d "$(( `busybox date +%s`+3*60 ))"
Working solution on alpine linux
date -d@"$(( `date +%s`+180))"
I had to set the date for +2 hours on busybox OS on my router my command:
date "$(date +%m%d"$(( `date +%H`+2 ))"%M%Y.%S)"