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in reply to Date and time for log files

ibaboom:

Howzabout:

#!/usr/bin/perl -w use strict; use warnings; my @gm = localtime(time); printf "%04u%02u%02u%02u%02u\n", $gm[5]+1900, $gm[4]+1, $gm[3], $gm[2], $gm[1], $gm[0];

...roboticus

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Re^2: Date and time for log files
by ibaboom (Initiate) on Oct 04, 2007 at 16:28 UTC
    /me = dork
      No you're not. If you hadn't asked the question I wouldn't have seen roboticus's nifty little snippet which is now filed away in my snippet toolbox. So, thanks for asking the question :-)