rashmi_k28 has asked for the wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question:

CAn u plz guide a solution. I want to convert unix_timestamp into timestamp format which is readable. the value should be inserted into database mysql which is the timestamp datatype. I am not able to insert into database if i convert unix_timestamp to localtime(). the inserted value got as NULL
$query = "select unix_timestamp(now())- unix_timestamp(timestamp) from + test; $query1= $dbh->prepare($query); $query1->execute(); while(@row_time = $query1->fetchrow_array()){ $old_time=$row_time[0]; } $tt= localtime($old_time); $quer= $dbh->do("insert into test1 values(" . $tt .")"); print "$quer"; $dbh->disconnect; exit(0);