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Re:x2 Formatting elapsed time

by grinder (Bishop)
on Sep 06, 2001 at 17:38 UTC ( #110569=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Formatting elapsed time
in thread Formatting elapsed time

Yes they could, but it would change the behaviour of the routine. For instance, 86401 would produce 1d1s instead of 1d0h0m1s.

Which may be what you want (ultra-compact!), but it wasn't what I needed.

update: re your update: you're quite right. Adding the $res into the format string is a bit too clever by half. I completely overlooked .= . It's feedback like this that make Perl Monks such a useful site.

g r i n d e r

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