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convert unixtime to human-readable

Terminal - convert unixtime to human-readable
cat log | perl -ne 'use POSIX; s/([\d.]+)/strftime "%y-%m-%d %H:%M:%S", localtime $1/e,print if /./'
2012-09-19 06:38:31
User: bs
Functions: cat perl
0
convert unixtime to human-readable

works where perl works, because the awk version is gnu awk only.

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Terminal - Alternatives
date -d @1234567890
echo 1234567890 | awk '{ print strftime("%c", $0); }'
2009-08-25 09:37:54
User: alvinx
Functions: awk echo
7

- convert unixtime to human-readable with awk

- useful to read logfiles with unix-timestamps, f.e. squid-log:

sudo tail -f /var/log/squid3/access.log | awk '{ print strftime("%c ", $1) $0; }

perl -e 'print scalar(gmtime(1234567890)), "\n"'
date -r 1390196676
2014-09-24 10:33:16
User: MacMladen
Functions: date
1

Mac have direct conversion of seconds (Epoch time)

echo "0t${currentEpoch}=Y" | /usr/bin/adb
2009-08-25 12:17:01
User: verboEse
Functions: echo
0

this works on Solaris, so not better than the "only-GNU"-tool :-(

I think, there is no one-liner for this, that will work on all *nix-es

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