Passing date formats in Perl: i.e. Jul/10/2007 -> 20070710 (yyyymmdd) - Perl


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Passing date formats in Perl: i.e. Jul/10/2007 -> 20070710 (yyyymmdd) - Perl

Hi ,
This script working for fine if pass script-name.sh Jul/10/2007 ,I want to pass 20070710(yyyymmdd) .Please any help it should be appereciated.

Code:
use Time::Local;

my $d = $ARGV[0];
my $t = $ARGV[1];
my $m = "";

@d = split /\//, $d;
@t = split /:/, $t;

if ( $d[0] eq "Jan" ) { $m = 0 }
elsif ( $d[0] eq "Feb" ) { $m = 1 }
elsif ( $d[0] eq "Mar" ) { $m = 2 }
elsif ( $d[0] eq "Apr" ) { $m = 3 }
elsif ( $d[0] eq "May" ) { $m = 4 }
elsif ( $d[0] eq "Jun" ) { $m = 5 }
elsif ( $d[0] eq "Jul" ) { $m = 6 }
elsif ( $d[0] eq "Aug" ) { $m = 7 }
elsif ( $d[0] eq "Sep" ) { $m = 8 }
elsif ( $d[0] eq "Oct" ) { $m = 9 }
elsif ( $d[0] eq "Nov" ) { $m = 10 }
elsif ( $d[0] eq "Dec" ) { $m = 11 };

$time = timelocal($t[2], $t[1], $t[0], $d[1], $m, $d[2]);

print "$time\n";usage :

Thank,
Akil
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Quote:
Originally Posted by akil
Hi ,
This script working for fine if pass script-name.sh Jul/10/2007 ,I want to pass 20070710(yyyymmdd) .Please any help it should be appereciated.

Code:
use Time::Local;

my $d = $ARGV[0];
my $t = $ARGV[1];
my $m = "";

@d = split /\//, $d;
@t = split /:/, $t;

if ( $d[0] eq "Jan" ) { $m = 0 }
elsif ( $d[0] eq "Feb" ) { $m = 1 }
elsif ( $d[0] eq "Mar" ) { $m = 2 }
elsif ( $d[0] eq "Apr" ) { $m = 3 }
elsif ( $d[0] eq "May" ) { $m = 4 }
elsif ( $d[0] eq "Jun" ) { $m = 5 }
elsif ( $d[0] eq "Jul" ) { $m = 6 }
elsif ( $d[0] eq "Aug" ) { $m = 7 }
elsif ( $d[0] eq "Sep" ) { $m = 8 }
elsif ( $d[0] eq "Oct" ) { $m = 9 }
elsif ( $d[0] eq "Nov" ) { $m = 10 }
elsif ( $d[0] eq "Dec" ) { $m = 11 };

$time = timelocal($t[2], $t[1], $t[0], $d[1], $m, $d[2]);

print "$time\n";usage :

Thank,
Akil
Are you passing one or two arguments to the script? You only mention YYYYMMDD but your code appears to be expecting two arguments:

Code:
my $d = $ARGV[0];
my $t = $ARGV[1];


Assuming two arguments, see if this helps:

Code:
use Time::Local;

my $d = $ARGV[0];
my $t = $ARGV[1];
my ($y, $m, $d) = unpack("A4A2A2",$d)
my ($h, $min, $s) = split(/:/,$t);
$time = timelocal($s, $min, $h, $d, $m-1, $y);

print "$time\n";usage :

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Quote:
Assuming two arguments, see if this helps:


Code:
use Time::Local;

my $d = $ARGV[0];
my $t = $ARGV[1];
my ($y, $m, $d) = unpack("A4A2A2",$d)
my ($h, $min, $s) = split(/:/,$t);
$time = timelocal($s, $min, $h, $d, $m-1, $y);

print "$time\n";usage :

Thanks for your reply ,when executing ,its througing the below error.
Code:
perl a6.sh 20060708 05:32:11

syntax error at a6.sh line 5, near ")
my "
Execution of a6.sh aborted due to compilation errors.

Thanks,
Akil

Last edited by akil; 07-17-2009 at 01:37 AM..
# 5  
That's because the line does not end properly, thereby forcing the perl interpreter to baulk.

tyler_durden
# 6  
Hi KevinADC
Thanks for your great help.Its workinf fine.

Thanks,
Akil
# 7  
Quote:
Originally Posted by akil
Thanks for your reply ,when executing ,its througing the below error.
Code:
perl a6.sh 20060708 05:32:11

syntax error at a6.sh line 5, near ")
my "
Execution of a6.sh aborted due to compilation errors.

Thanks,
Akil
oops, sorry, but I guess you have it corrected now. Smilie
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