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Re: Optimal Date conversion? (Too much information)

by steves (Curate)
on Dec 29, 2004 at 16:22 UTC ( #418013=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Optimal Date conversion? (Too much information)

Using Date::Manip:

use strict; use Date::Manip; my $from = 'Wed Dec 29 08:17:04'; my $to = UnixDate($from, "%y-%m-%d_%H:%M:%S"); print "$to\n";

That may not be the fastest method, since Date::Manip is pure Perl and is a bit slow. But it's pretty clear and allows both the input and output format to change as needed.

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