in reply to Time modules

Your need made me think of something like a progress bar.
You might have a look at Term::ProgressBar.

From doc:

Term::ProgressBar provides a simple progress bar on the terminal, to let the user know that something is happening, roughly how much stuff has been done, and maybe an estimate at how long remains.


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