[Phoenix-pm] perl -e
Peter.Loo at bannerhealth.com
Fri Sep 23 16:28:53 PDT 2005
Thanks you very much. Here is what I will do:
CURTIME=`perl -e 'print(time())'`
Perhaps I will just rewrite the whole program in PERL.
From: aj at exiledplanet.org [mailto:aj at exiledplanet.org]
Sent: Friday, September 23, 2005 4:04 PM
To: Loo, Peter; phoenix-pm at pm.org
Subject: re: [Phoenix-pm] perl -e
Actually, check out the time() function. It returns the seconds since
the epoch (for whatever is considered the epoch on your platform).
'perldoc -f time' at a command prompt should give you the necessary
info, or check your local copy of the Camel.
"Loo, Peter" <Peter.Loo at bannerhealth.com> wrote:
> Pie Charts
> Hello All,
> I am currently writing a shell program to automate a processwhich
requires the time value to do calculation. I was trying to get the
epoch time (seconds since January 1, 1970) using the Unix "date '+%s'"
command. However, AIX does not support "%s". So I am thinking about
writing my own C program just to output this seconds value, then I
thought about using "localtime" in PERL. What do you recommend?
> Thank you.
> Peter Loo
> Technical Services Dept
> Banner Health
> Phoenix, AZ 85008
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