[TriLUG] a quickie perl question
mwia at iglass.net
Mon May 19 08:59:16 EDT 2008
On Fri, 2008-05-16 at 18:45 -0400, Greg Brown wrote:
> I have a case of teh stupids. I can convert dates to epoch using
> localtime() easily enough (and thus manipulate the dates so I can see how
> far in the past a date occurred by subtracting multiples of 86400.. easy
> But how can I convert this past date:
> Sun May 11 18:02:35 2008
> .... back to epoch? I want to subtract the past epoch date from the current
> to find out how many days have passed. This should be simple (and I'm sure
> it is) but this rusty part of the brain refuses to work and I'm not finding
> what I'm needing from Google.
> Any help would be greatly appreciated.
I use Date::Handler quite often, specifically Date::Handler::Range/Delta
would work well.
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