I want to set up some code that depending on the time of day (internal computer time i guess). It switches to do something else.

Heres in english:

y = 1 <br>
if 6:30am then<br>
  x = 1 + y<br>
if 7:00am then<br>
  x = 2 + y<br>
if any_other_time then<br>
  x = 0<br>

Here is what i have so far in my script.

import time<br>
clock = time.time()
y = 0
if clock < 6:30am
x = 2 + y

but i know this isn't right because time.time displays something different then 6:30am


IMHO i would use the datetime library



>>> datetime.utcnow()   
datetime.datetime(2007, 12, 6, 15, 29, 43, 79060)

check this post too


  • how is this looking: pastebin.com/uD7xr0bh – John Riselvato Nov 17 '10 at 18:57
  • Ohh run ntpclients on your servers too... :D – Arenstar Nov 17 '10 at 18:59
  • haha yeah i do. Trying to set up a bandwidth controller. So that at certain times, it shapes differenly. – John Riselvato Nov 17 '10 at 19:00
  • Are you focusing on a single server, or wanting to run it for the network? BTW, looks very interesting :D – Arenstar Nov 17 '10 at 19:02
  • More of a learning experience. I don't need it, but i am trying to teach my self Lartc. So i figured make up tasks a 'boss' would ask. So atleast when i do have a task like this i can already do it, or atleast have reference. – John Riselvato Nov 22 '10 at 18:17

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