display emerge.log date in a human friendly way

tail /var/log/emerge.log | awk -F: '{print strftime("%Y%m%d %X %Z", $1),$2}'
gentoo only or gentoo-like linux distributions.
Sample Output
20100411 08:30:07 AM UTC   *** exiting unsuccessfully with status '1'.
20100411 08:30:07 AM UTC   *** terminating.
20100412 08:30:03 AM UTC  Started emerge on
20100412 08:30:03 AM UTC   *** emerge --quiet metadata
20100412 08:30:07 AM UTC   *** exiting unsuccessfully with status '1'.
20100412 08:30:07 AM UTC   *** terminating.

By: luca
2010-04-13 13:11:46

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qlop -l will do the same kinda.
podiiii · 125 weeks and 2 days ago

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