|Perl Monk, Perl Meditation|
Calculate clock ticks since a given dateby kurgan (Sexton)
|on Oct 26, 2012 at 05:00 UTC||Need Help??|
kurgan has asked for the
wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question:
Maybe I am not searching for the correct terms, but I have Google'd many variations and can not seem to find a way to convert from any time in Perl to Clock Ticks.
I have been tasked with the job of handing out the current UTC time from within Perl in ticks (the epoch being 01/01/0001 00:00:00, not 01/01/1970 00:00:00).It is late and I have been ill, so maybe I am just brain dead, but I can not seem to come up with a reasonable solution.
I have seen the equation:epoch = (DateTime.Now.ToUniversalTime().Ticks - 621355968000000000) / 10000000;
But this is in C#, not Perl (I must remain strictly in Perl for this project).
Any help would be GREATLY appreciated!Edit to add attempted code:
Which does not give the desired granularity...