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Extracting difference in hours...

Posted by shafa.fahad (FahaD), 4 December 2006

I have two string which represent time...

use POSIX q/mktime/;

string1 = time; ( would give me the current date)
string2 = "Tue Dec 24 14:04:16 2006"

I would like to extract difference in hours between two strings....

I Appreciate your patience,

Thanks in advance,

Posted by admin (Graham Ellis), 4 December 2006
I would convert each time into a list - sec, mins, hrs, day, month, year and then use timelocal to get the seconds from 1.1.1970.  The difference between the two times, divided by 3600, is the hours difference.

I expect it's been done many times before, so I expect there's a module that does exactly that

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