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Re: date/time module

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  • ramprasad@netcore.co.in
    use Time::ParseDate The Parse date function almost can take in any format ... module?
    Message 1 of 2 , Dec 3, 2001
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      use Time::ParseDate

      The Parse date function almost can take in any format



      --- In perl-beginner@y..., coo_t2@y... wrote:
      > Hey all. I need to be able to let the user of a script
      > specify a certain date and time,
      > for instance 04/12/2002 at 04:00 or december 12, 2001 at 6pm,
      > or whatever format and then figure out how many seconds until
      > that date(because I want the script to sleep until then).
      > I read the docs on Date::Manip and the author
      > says that it's usually better to use another smaller faster
      > module.
      >
      > Can you perform operations like this easily without any added
      module?
      > Any suggestions for modules or ideas appreciated.
      >
      > TIA,
      > --Ed
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