The Question is:
We need to give our operations staff an accurate time display with seconds. As
X windows is the management screens of choice they asked us to export a clock
display from one of the VMS systems. DECW$CLOCK doesn't have seconds by
default and there doesn't
seem to be a configurable option to add them.
However Xclock, on which DECW$CLOCK is based, does have a setting that forces
display of seconds ( setting -interval less than 30 seconds forces a second
I did find dclock in Freeware4 However it doesnt appear to have an Alpha exe
any more and I failed miserably to build one from the source kit. This may of
course be deliberate. Can you help? Is there an alpha version of dclock
available or a hidden switch
/logical name that sets interval for DECW$CLOCK? We're using DECWindows V1.2-6.
The Answer is :
A web search for:
turned up numerous hits, including a link to a DECwindows archive
website containing a page of clock tools -- xclock, dclock, catclock,
xbclock, and others.