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Perl module to determine the current uptime, in seconds, across different *NIX architectures.

Unix-Uptime is Copyright (C) 2008-2014, Mike Kelly.

This is a simple module that allows you to get the current system uptime, in seconds, and the current load average.

On *BSD systems, this involves using an optional XS module, with a fallback on parsing the output of the 'syslog' command. If you wish to avoid building the XS module, set the 'NO_XS' environment variable to some true value before running perl Build.PL.

See the Unix::Uptime perldoc for more information.


This module is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl 5.10.0. For more details, see the full text of the licenses at, and

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but without any warranty; without even the implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

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