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I've used the following two perl command lines successfully:

perl -e 'use Time::Local; print timelocal(7,51,10,22,3,2014), "\n";'

which returns 1398163867, and

perl -e 'print scalar(localtime(1398163867)), "\n"'

which returns Tue Apr 22 10:51:07 2014

What I would like to do is replace 7,51,10,22,3,2014, and 1398163867 with a variable containing those values. How can I do this?

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If you mean a shell variable:

t=7,51,10,22,3,2014
perl -MTime::Local -le 'print timelocal split ",", shift' -- "$t"

t=1398163867
perl -le 'print scalar localtime shift' -- "$t"
  • That's exactly what I was looking for. Thanks! – PCO Apr 22 '14 at 12:30

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