Converting date and time to Unix epoch in Perl

Today I was working on a script, and one of the subroutines needed simple seconds-based arithmetics with time. As you probably remember fromĀ  my date and time in Unix scripts article, the easiest way to approach this task is to deal with the raw representation of date and time in Unix – the Unix epoch times. This post will show you how to convert standard dates into Unix epoch times in Perl.

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