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Re^5: Converting local time to UTC mystery

by rovf (Priest)
on Sep 06, 2011 at 09:10 UTC ( #924337=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^4: Converting local time to UTC mystery
in thread Converting local time to UTC mystery

Indeed this works, thanks a lot!!! I wonder, where this is documented...

For completeness, here the working function call:

my $seconds_since_epoch=str2time($timestamp_local, 'local');

Ronald Fischer <>

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Re^6: Converting local time to UTC mystery
by ikegami (Pope) on Sep 06, 2011 at 15:48 UTC
    «The time_zone parameter can be either a scalar or a DateTime::TimeZone object. A string will simply be passed to the DateTime::TimeZone->new method as its "name" parameter. This string may be an Olson DB time zone name ("America/Chicago"), an offset string ("+0630"), or the words "floating" or "local". See the DateTime::TimeZone documentation for more details.»

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