converting datetime with tzinfo to unix timestamp
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Tue Mar 16 04:52:43 CET 2010
En Fri, 12 Mar 2010 20:15:55 -0300, Michael Torrie <torriem at gmail.com>
> On Python 2.5 here.
> I've searched and searched but I can't find any way to convert a
> datetime object that includes a timezone (tzinfo) to a unix timestamp.
> Folks on the net say to simply use the timetuple() method of the object
> and feed that to time.mktime(). But that just doesn't seem to work for
> me. At least if my understanding that the unix timestamp is always UTC.
Try time.mktime(datetimeobject.utctimetuple()) instead.
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