DM_DATE(1) User Contributed Perl Documentation DM_DATE(1)
dm_date - print out the system date and time
This performs the same operation as the unix 'date' command, but using the Date::Manip
dm_date [OPTION]... [+FORMAT]
This displays information about the current system time, or some other time. Options are:
Print online help.
-d STRING, --date=STRING
Display time described by STRING. STRING can be any string which can be parsed by
Date::Manip. Please refer to the Date::Manip::Date documentation for details.
-f DATEFILE, --file=DATEFILE
This reads each line in DATEFILE, and extracts a date from it and prints out the
Blank lines and lines starting with a pound (#) are ignored. Lines not containing a
valid date are also ignored.
-r FILE, --reference=FILE
Displays the last modification time of FILE.
Displayc the date and time in RFC 2822 format.
Example: Mon, 07 Aug 2006 12:34:56 -0600
-u, --utc, --universal
Converts the date to UT (GMT) and prints out the information.
Only one of -d, -f, or -r should be included. If more than one is included, the first one
from the list (-d, -f, -r) is used and any other is ignored.
The format string starts with a plus (+) and contains any of the format directives
described in Date::Manip::Date.
BUGS AND QUESTIONS
Please refer to the Date::Manip::Problems documentation for information on submitting bug
reports or questions to the author.
This script is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same
terms as Perl itself.
Sullivan Beck (firstname.lastname@example.org)
perl v5.16.3 2014-06-09 DM_DATE(1)