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can someone pls show mi a way to get the date(day month year) and time(hour min) ?
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alien_life_form earned 100 total points
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Greetings.

#print it
print scalar(localtime());

#assign to a variable:

$now=scalar(localtime());

#get the components separately:

($sec,$min,$hour,$mday,$mon,$year,$wday,$yday,$isdst) =
                                            localtime(time);

$year += 190;  #Y2k

#seconds from epoch (1/1/1970)
$snow=time();

In the array form, month is a number in the range 0-11, wday in the range 0-6.

Cheers,
    alf

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by:prinx
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so...we onli need :
#!/usr/local/bin/perl
use CGI;
$q = new CGI;
print scalar(localtime());
$now=scalar(localtime());
print $q->header();
print "$now"; #print the time
exit;

rite ?
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by:alien_life_form
ID: 2617282
Right.

Actually, you only need the second print.
The first one will actually make your script bomb (you're printing to stdout before outputting the header, and tha's a no-no).


Cheers,
      alf
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