[sf-perl] Date manipulation question
gatorreina at gmail.com
Sat Jul 5 08:02:34 PDT 2008
Wow! I'll try that. Thanks a bunch.
2008/7/5, Bill Moseley <moseley at hank.org>:
> On Sat, Jul 05, 2008 at 08:48:20AM -0500, Richard Reina wrote:
>> I have a date that is a string such as: Thu Jul 3 17:43:45 2008
>> and need to convert it to epoch seconds. I am scowering my perl books
>> and the web but cannot find a function to help me do this. Does
>> anyone know how this can be done?
> perldoc Time::Local is one way.
> But, I like to have all my dates in DateTime objects. There's more than
> one parser that will work.
> $ perl -MDateTime::Format::DateParse -le 'print
> DateTime::Format::DateParse->parse_datetime( "Thu Jul 3 17:43:45
> $ perl -MDateTime::Format::HTTP -le 'print
> DateTime::Format::HTTP->parse_datetime( "Thu Jul 3 17:43:45 2008")->epoch'
> Bill Moseley
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