date and time comparison how to
Adam Tauno Williams
awilliam at whitemice.org
Fri Nov 2 12:22:50 CET 2012
On Mon, 2012-10-29 at 16:13 -0700, noydb wrote:
> I need help with a date and time comparison.
> Say a user enters a date-n-time and a file on disk. I want to compare
> the date and time of the file to the entered date-n-time; if the file
> is newer than the entered date-n-time, add the file to a list to
> How best to do? I have looked at the datetime module, tried a few
> things, no luck.
> Is os.stat a part of it? Tried, not sure of the output, the
> st_mtime/st_ctime doesnt jive with the file's correct date and
> time. ??
> Any help would be appreciated!
Date and time is much more complicated then people guess at first.
What do you mean by "st_mtime/st_ctime doesnt jive with the file's
correct date"? Is it off my some offset, or does it completely not
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