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Re^4: GMT to PST format

by Krambambuli (Deacon)
on Jun 20, 2010 at 07:58 UTC ( #845602=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^3: GMT to PST format
in thread GMT to PST format

Not necessarily - it works as is here, Date::Manip::Date is brought in by Date::Manip.

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Re^5: GMT to PST format
by ikegami (Pope) on Jun 20, 2010 at 08:08 UTC

    Not necessarily

    I stand by what I said. There's no reason to that undocumented feature, especially since it didn't work.

    it works as is here,

    Apparently not in the version the OP has.

Re^5: GMT to PST format
by SBECK (Pilgrim) on Jun 21, 2010 at 12:56 UTC

    Actually, this is NOT guaranteed to work.

    Date::Manip version 5.xx does not include the Date::Manip::Date module. Date::Manip 6.xx is a complete rewrite which breaks the module into several pieces including Date::Manip::Date for working with dates (and other modules for working with deltas, timezones, etc.). The actual Date::Manip module is just a backwards-compatible wrapper around these modules.

    So, if you say:

       use Date::Manip;
       $obj = new Date::Manip::Date;
    and you have Date::Manip 5.xx installed, this code will fail, exactly as described elsewhere in the thread.

    As suggested elsewhere in the thread, the proper solution IS to include the line:

       use Date::Manip::Date;
    in the code.

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