Convert date/time to unix timestamp?

M.-A. Lemburg mal at egenix.com
Tue Feb 10 14:25:56 CET 2009


On 2009-02-10 10:26, Phillip B Oldham wrote:
> Is there a simple way to set a date/time and convert it to a unix
> timestamp? After some googling I found the following:
> 
> t = datetime.time(7,0,0)
> starttime = time.mktime(t.timetuple())+1e-6*t.microsecond
> 
> That seems like very long-winded. Is there an easier way? I've read
> the docs on the datetime and time modules, but nothing's jumping out
> at me.

>>> from mx.DateTime import DateTime
>>> DateTime(2009,10,2,7,0,0).ticks()
1254459600.0

http://www.egenix.com/products/python/mxBase/mxDateTime/

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