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How to get local time using PERL?
« on: May 07, 2009, 08:35:02 PM »
How to get local time using PERL while the server I am using is in a different time zone? For example, my local time is 9 am August 17th. But the server is in 9pm August 16th time zone. How do I write PERL code to get my local time?

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Re: How to get local time using PERL?
« Reply #1 on: May 08, 2009, 11:59:18 AM »
The easiest way is to use gmtime, which returns Greenwich mean time, i.e. with no daylight savings. Then go to http://wwp.greenwichmeantime.com/ and select your nation. It will tell you the difference between your time and Greenwich mean time. You just add the correct amount of hours and you're good to go.
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