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Calculate clock ticks since a given date
>perl -E"use bignum; use Time::HiRes qw( time ); say( (10000000 * time
+) + 621355968000000000 );"
This worked great! Thank you.
Unfortunately, this being done on and old Win32 box, it seems I am not going to get the full 18 digit number no matter what I do.
I had completely blocked out Time::Hires. Again, thank you!
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