[sf-lug] unix time conversion
chgros at coverity.com
Mon Oct 27 15:09:36 PDT 2008
Alex Kleider wrote:
> --- On Mon, 10/27/08, Asheesh Laroia <asheesh at asheesh.org> wrote:
>> Note that 1969 (well, 1970, but 1969 in US timezones) and
>> 2038 are
>> respectively the beginning and the end of time_t
>> -- Asheesh.
> I followed up on your wiki reference and would like to know how to
> convert Unix time -893,400,000 into a date I can understand.
> date -d'-893400000'
> doesn't work on my system.
> perl -e “require ‘ctime.pl’; print &ctime($EPOCH);”
> was suggested in one of the links but I've no idea where to stick the negative number.
Replace $EPOCH with it
> perl -e "require 'ctime.pl'; print &ctime(-893400000);"
Tue Sep 9 9:20:00 1941
> can python do this for us?
> echo 'import time; print time.ctime(-893400000);' | python
Tue Sep 9 09:20:00 1941
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