datetime

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deprecated
Puppet function for timestamps.

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Version information

  • 1.0.1 (latest)
  • 1.0.0
released Oct 16th 2019
This version is compatible with:
  • Puppet Enterprise 2019.8.x, 2019.7.x, 2019.5.x, 2019.4.x, 2019.3.x, 2019.2.x, 2019.1.x, 2019.0.x, 2018.1.x, 2017.3.x, 2017.2.x, 2016.4.x
  • Puppet >= 4.10.0 < 7.0.0
  • CentOS
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    RedHat
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    Debian
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    Ubuntu
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This module has been deprecated by its author since Oct 31st 2019.

The reason given was: You can use the Puppet native strftime instead

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Documentation

fervid/datetime — version 1.0.1 Oct 16th 2019

datetime

Table of Contents

  1. Description
  2. Setup - The basics of getting started with datetime
  3. Usage - Configuration options and additional functionality
  4. Limitations - OS compatibility, etc.
  5. Development - Guide for contributing to the module

Description

Function that returns 'current' timestamp as a string.

Setup

Beginning with datetime

Call the function like so datetime::date('%Y'). Passing the %Y returns the year.

$what_year_is_it = datetime::date('%Y')

Usage

Return an iso-8601 timestamp:

datetime::date() # No args

Return a YYYY-MM-DD timestamp:

datetime::date('%Y-%m-%d') # No args

Format options:

  • %a - The abbreviated weekday name (“Sun”)
  • %A - The full weekday name (“Sunday”)
  • %b - The abbreviated month name (“Jan”)
  • %B - The full month name (“January”)
  • %c - The preferred local date and time representation
  • %C - Century (20 in 2009)
  • %d - Day of the month (01..31)
  • %D - Date (%m/%d/%y)
  • %e - Day of the month, blank-padded ( 1..31)
  • %F - Equivalent to %Y-%m-%d (the ISO 8601 date format)
  • %h - Equivalent to %b
  • %H - Hour of the day, 24-hour clock (00..23)
  • %I - Hour of the day, 12-hour clock (01..12)
  • %j - Day of the year (001..366)
  • %k - hour, 24-hour clock, blank-padded ( 0..23)
  • %l - hour, 12-hour clock, blank-padded ( 0..12)
  • %L - Millisecond of the second (000..999)
  • %m - Month of the year (01..12)
  • %M - Minute of the hour (00..59)
  • %n - Newline (n)
  • %N - Fractional seconds digits
  • %p - Meridian indicator (“AM” or “PM”)
  • %P - Meridian indicator (“am” or “pm”)
  • %Q - Number of milliseconds since 1970-01-01 00:00:00 UTC.
  • %r - time, 12-hour (same as %I:%M:%S %p)
  • %R - time, 24-hour (%H:%M)
  • %s - Number of seconds since 1970-01-01 00:00:00 UTC.
  • %S - Second of the minute (00..60)
  • %t - Tab character (t)
  • %T - time, 24-hour (%H:%M:%S)
  • %u - Day of the week as a decimal, Monday being 1. (1..7)
  • %U - Week number of the current year, starting with the first Sunday as the first day of the first week (00..53)
  • %v - VMS date (%e-%b-%Y)
  • %V - Week number of year according to ISO 8601 (01..53)
  • %W - Week number of the current year, starting with the first Monday as the first day of the first week (00..53)
  • %w - Day of the week (Sunday is 0, 0..6)
  • %x - Preferred representation for the date alone, no time
  • %X - Preferred representation for the time alone, no date
  • %y - Year without a century (00..99)
  • %Y - Year which may include century, if provided
  • %z - Time zone as hour offset from UTC (e.g. +0900)
  • %Z - Time zone name
  • %% - Literal “%” character
  • %+ - date(1) (%a %b %e %H:%M:%S %Z %Y)

Limitations

No limitations.

Development

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