print the date of the unix epoch in a human readable form using perl.

perl -e 'print scalar localtime $ARGV[0],"\n" ' epoch

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By: hypnojazz
2009-03-25 18:40:21

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Traslation: print the date of the unix epoch in a human readable form using perl.
bwoodacre · 645 weeks and 1 day ago
Translation: print the date of the unix epoch in a human readable form using perl.
bwoodacre · 645 weeks and 1 day ago
On FreeBSD this is much easier: date -r 0 I don't know if GNU date (on Linux) provides a similar option.
inof · 635 weeks and 2 days ago
inof it doesn't *Bsd do i know :)
hypnojazz · 628 weeks and 2 days ago
on *Bsd u can use date -r on Linux no !
hypnojazz · 628 weeks and 2 days ago

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