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Thursday July 05, 2007
12:31 PM

THE HORROR

[ #33701 ]
Found lurking in the codebase:

sub get_time_stamp_in_format_yyyy_mm_dd_hh_mi_ss {
    my $time_val    = $_[0];
    my $err_msg_ref = $_[1];

    my $date;
    my $day;
    my $fatal_msg;
    my $file;
    my $hasargs;
    my $hour;
    my $line;
    my $min;
    my $mon;
    my $msg;
    my $pack;
    my $ref;
    my $sec;
    my $subname;
    my $subroutine_name;
    my @time_attrs;
    my $time_str;
    my $want_array;
    my $year;

    $want_array = wantarray;

    $subroutine_name = 'get_time_stamp_in_format_yyyy_mm_dd_hh_mi_ss';

    if (ref $err_msg_ref eq 'SCALAR') {
        $$err_msg_ref = undef;
    } else {
        $err_msg_ref = undef;
    }

    if (! defined $want_array) {
        if ($err_msg_ref) {
            ($pack, $file, $line, $subname, $hasargs) = caller 1;

            $msg = $pack.'::'.$subname.' ('.$line.') : The method '.
                   (PACKAGE_NAME).'::'.$subroutine_name.' called in '.
                   'void context.  It makes no sense to call this '.
                   'method in void context.';

            $$err_msg_ref = $msg;
        }

        return;
    }

    if (! defined $time_val) {
        $time_val = time;
    }

    eval {
        @time_attrs = localtime $time_val;
    };

    $fatal_msg = $@;

    if ($fatal_msg) {
        if ($err_msg_ref) {
            $$err_msg_ref = $fatal_msg;
        }

        if ($want_array) {
            return ();
        } else {
            return undef;
        }
    } elsif (!@time_attrs) {
        if ($err_msg_ref) {
            ($pack, $file, $line, $subname, $hasargs) = caller 0;

            $msg = $pack.'::'.$subname.' ('.$line.') : Call to localtime '.
                   'failed to retrieve the second, minute, hour, day, '.
                   'month, and year given the value '.$time_val.'.';

            $$err_msg_ref = $msg;

            if ($want_array) {
                return ();
            } else {
                return undef;
            }
        }
    }

    $sec  = $time_attrs[0];
    $min  = $time_attrs[1];
    $hour = $time_attrs[2];
    $day  = $time_attrs[3];
    $mon  = $time_attrs[4];
    $year = $time_attrs[5];

    $mon++;
    $year += 1900;

    foreach $ref (\$sec, \$min, \$hour, \$day, \$mon) {
        if (($$ref >= 0) && ($$ref < 10)) {
            $$ref = '0'.$$ref;
        }
    }

    $date     = $year.'-'.$mon.'-'.$day;
    $time_str = $hour.':'.$min.':'.$sec;

    if ($want_array) {
        return ($date, $time_str);
    } else {
        return $date;
    }
}

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