Why is perl so derpy?

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Why is perl so derpy?

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https://www.jwz.org/blog/2020/08/the-da ... 78th-2020/

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% perl -e 'use Date::Parse; use POSIX; my @t = localtime; print strftime ("%a Mar ", @t) . int (1 + 0.5 + ((str2time (strftime ("%Y-%m-%d 3:00", @t)) - str2time ("2020-03-01 3:00")) /(60*60*24))) . strftime (" %X %Z 2020\n", @t);'
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Re: Why is perl so derpy?

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The number after month name is a count of days since "2020-03-01 3:00". No idea why the man who wrote that oneliner counts days since that date

btw, oneliners are amazing:

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ls -al /tmp/huge.log.gz | perl -pe 's;(?<=\d)(\d{3})(?=(\d{3})*(\D|$));.$1;g;'
-rw-------  1 user user 667.030.687 Apr 14 11:06 huge.log.gz
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