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Time::Random - Generate a random time in time.
use Time::Random qw/time_random/; my $time = time_random( from => '1531909277', ); # $time, 'Time::Piece'; $time->epoch(); $time->strftime('%y-%m-%d %H:%M:%S'); ... my $time = time_random( from => '18-07-11 13:54:55', to => '18-07-18 13:54:55', strptime => '%y-%m-%d %H:%M:%S', strftime => '%y-%m-%d %H:%M:%S' );
Params must be passed as a key/value list or reference.
Limit the maximum time that can be generated, This can be an epoch, a Time::Piece object or a string when passed with a strftime pattern.
If no param is passed then current epoch ("time()") is used.
Limit the minimum time that can be generated, This can be an epoch, a Time::Piece object or a string when passed with a strftime pattern.
If no param is passed then current "to" minus 1 day (time() - 86400) is used.
When strptime is passed this code will expect "from" and "to" to be strings that can be passed by the provided pattern.
Internally this module uses Time::Piece::strptime so please refer here for further documentation.
This should be a valid strftime pattern and when passed time_random will use this and return the relevant formatted time string.
Internally this module uses Time::Piece::strftime so please refer here for further documentation.
By default time_random will return a Time::Piece object in scalar context this will overload to
Wed Jul 18 13:42:06 2018
If you would like the epoch
If you would like any custom format I would look at passing the strftime param or using directly in your code.
time_random( strftime => '%Y-%m-%d', ); .............. time_random()->strftime('%Y-%m-%d');
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Please report any bugs or feature requests to
bug-time-random at rt.cpan.org, or through the web interface at http://rt.cpan.org/NoAuth/ReportBug.html?Queue=Time-Random. I will be notified, and then you'll automatically be notified of progress on your bug as I make changes.
You can find documentation for this module with the perldoc command.
You can also look for information at:
RT: CPAN's request tracker (report bugs here)
AnnoCPAN: Annotated CPAN documentation
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