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Re^2: Find 30 days from today's date

by ikegami (Pope)
on Jun 09, 2013 at 06:05 UTC ( #1037906=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Find 30 days from today's date
in thread Find 30 days from today's date

If he wants the date where his computer is located (as opposed to the date somewhere in Europe),

my $thirty_days_ago = DateTime->today(time_zone => 'local')->subtract( +days => 30);

Note that the above solution will fail two days a year in time zones with no midnight on a DST change. (There is at least one such time zone.) Workaround:

my $thirty_days_ago = DateTime->now(time_zone => 'local')->set_hour(12 +)->subtract(days => 30);


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