plprocid is a time-based hash used as a unique identifier by the NOIRLab Community Pipeline (CP). Here are a couple of ways to convert
plprocid to a date.
Note that these methods recover the time in your local timezone, which you may have to adjust to reflect the timezone of the CP (Tucson, AZ).
At the Command Line
In an editor, store the following script and save it as
#!/bin/csh set procid = `echo $1 | tr '[:lower:]' '[:upper:]'` set unixtime = `echo "ibase=16; $procid * A" | bc` date -d @$unixtime '+%Y%m%dT%H%M%S'
Then, for example:
x86_64 GNU/Linux as displayed by the
uname -a command)
At the Python prompt:
import datetime datetime.datetime.fromtimestamp(0x91adb7f * 10) Output: datetime.datetime(2018, 5, 28, 16, 38, 30)
Python 3.6.6 |Anaconda, Inc.| (default, Jun 28 2018, 17:14:51))